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Fort Pierce Police arrest bank robbery suspect

Posted at 3:12 PM, Feb 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 10:18:04-05

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Fort Pierce police say a suspect involved in a bank robbery is in custody.

The robbery happened Saturday at approximately 9:31 a.m. at the Seacoast Bank located at 1901 S. U.S. Highway 1.

According to police, the suspect entered the bank and demanded money from a teller before fleeing the scene northbound on U.S. 1 with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police say he was arrested less than 12 hours after the crime.

No one was injured during the incident.