2 armed robberies reported at same Bank of America ATM days apart, deputies say

Both victims were kidnapped, forced to withdraw money

Osceola deputies say two people have been robbed at the same Bank of America ATM.
Osceola deputies say two people have been robbed at the same Bank of America ATM. (Osceola County Sheriff's Office)

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – Two armed robberies have been reported at the same Bank of America ATM days apart and now, Osceola County deputies say they’re looking for the culprits.

Deputies said the first incident happened on Jan. 29 around 8:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Bank of America on Doverplum Avenue in Poinciana.

Two masked gunmen approached the victim, forced the customer to withdraw money from the ATM and then forced the victim to drive them away from the area, records show.

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The gunmen later got out of the victim’s car and ran away, according to a news release.

An identical incident was reported at the same bank around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

Deputies said in that case, the victim was also forced to withdraw cash then forced to drive the culprits away.

No arrests have been made.

The first gunman was described as 5′7″ and 5′10″ tall, with a thin build and light facial hair. The second culprit is tall with a medium build. Both were wearing hoodies and pants.

Deputies urged members of the public to be aware of their surroundings and report anything suspicious when using an ATM.

Deputies said the victims were uninjured.

Anyone with information about the crimes is asked to call the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at 407-348-2222.

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