Winter Garden police search for 'bearded' bank robber

Suspected robber wore long fake beard to disguise himself

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WINTER GARDEN, Fla. - Winter Garden police are searching for a man who wore a fake beard to disguise himself while he robbed a bank.

The robbery happened around noon Wednesday at the BB&T bank, which is located at 3650 Winter Garden Vineland Road.

Police said the man, who was wearing a long black beard to hide his face, approached the teller with a handgun and demanded cash in large bills.

The employee handed over $1,115 and the man calmly left the bank.

The culprit was last seen leaving the area in a smaller model black pickup truck.  The truck had a silver tool box and was carrying pipes in the truck bed.

No on was injured in the robbery.

Police ask anyone with information about the robbery to contact the Winter Garden Police Department or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-8477.

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