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PPD: Suspect in Custody After Armed Robbery at Downtown Bank

ELDERLY MAN WITH CANE ROBS SYNOVUS AT KNIFEPOINT -- David Wayne


Pensacola, FL (Newsradio 92.3) -- A suspect is in custody after an armed robbery at the downtown Synovus Bank on West Romana. PPD's Public Information Officer Mike Wood says officers apprehended a suspect just outside the bank only two minutes after the robbery was reported. The suspect has been identified as an elderly male using a cane. PPD says the weapon used was a knife, and nobody was hurt. A small amount of cash was taken and recovered by police at the scene. Wood says the suspect's name will be released later this afternoon.

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