Wig-wearing bank robber sought in Ocala

Compass Bank robbed; no one injured

Published On: Oct 15 2013 02:59:55 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 15 2013 03:00:18 PM EDT
OCALA, Fla. -

Ocala police are searching for a man who robbed a bank while wearing a wig.

The Compass Bank at 2620 Southwest 19th Avenue Road was robbed just after noon  Tuesday, according to police.

Nobody was hurt during the robbery, and the man fled with an undetermined amount of money, police said.

Bank employees told police that the culprit was a black man wearing a long-sleeved gray shirt, dark jeans, a black wig and glasses. A weapon was implied but not seen.

Two K-9 units searched for the culprit but did not locate him.

Anyone with information about the bank robbery is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 352-368-7861.