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Boca Raton Police investigate bank robbery & shooting

                                                                                 

bankrobberyBoca Raton, FL – Investigators from the Boca Raton Police Services Department are investigating a bank robbery and shooting that occurred at Florida Capital Bank, 1801 South Federal Highway around 6:00 pm.

 The suspect entered the bank brandishing a handgun and ordered the employees into the banks safe.  While in the safe a struggle took place between the bank manager and the suspect.  The suspect fired his gun, striking the bank manager in her abdomen area.  At this time the victim was in stable condition at Delray Medical Center. The suspect then fled with an undetermined amount of money.  He's described as a black male around 5'5” tall, 135 lbs. He was wearing a black ski mask, black hooded sweatshirt, shinny sneakers and black gloves.  He fled west carrying a dark bag.  Boca Raton Crime Scene Technicians are actively examining evidence from the scene.   

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Scott Hanley at 561-338-1344 or Crime Stoppers at 800-458-TIPS.