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Tampa, Florida -- Tampa Police detectives are continuing to ask for the public's help in tracking down a man who robbed a BB&T Bank in drag on the morning of Dec. 16.

Detectives say around 9:43 a.m., the man walked into the BB&T Bank in the 4800 block of South Himes Avenue and pointed a handgun at the tellers demanding cash. The suspect fled the bank in a white, mid-90's model Dodge Caravan.

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During the investigation, detectives recovered the vehicle a few blocks from the bank and it was determined that the vehicle was stolen from near the Oakhurst Apartments.

None of the employees involved were injured.

The suspect is described as a black male, 20-30 years old and was last seen wearing a green sweatshirt, a long blue skirt, a black wig, sunglasses, black Under Armor gloves and a black hat with a red TB logo.

Anyone with information about these armed robberies is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) or text "CSTB plus your tip" to 274637 (CRIMES).  Anonymous tips leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash.

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