NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- A lone man robbed the Friends Bank branch leading to a 9-1-1 call at 11:45 a.m. today, New Smyrna Beach police said, adding he had already run off when they arrived.
Police said the was given an undisclosed amount of money, but they did not say whether he displayed a weapon or implied he had one on him. They also didn't say whether he handed a teller a note or just asked for money.
Physical evidence was collected at the scene, police said, without explaining what that meant.
The robber was described as a white man in his 40s with short brown hair. He was wearing dark sunglasses, gray pants and a dark-colored long sleeve button-up shirt. His left hand was wrapped with an ace bandage.
Anyone with any information on the robbery is asked to call New Smyrna Beach Police Investigator Brian Morris at 386-424- 2247 or Crime Stoppers, toll free, at (888) 277-TIPS (8477). All callers to the tip line remain anonymous. Tipsters may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to an indictment.