Masked gunman sought in Clermont bank robbery

Man last seen rubbing in wooded area near Fairwinds Credit Union

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Clermont police search for a man accused of robbing a bank.

CLERMONT, Fla. - Clermont police are searching for a man who robbed a bank at gunpoint.

The robbery occurred around 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Fairwinds Credit Union at 742 Cagan View Road in Clermont.

According to police, the man entered the bank, demanded cash and brandished a semi-automatic handgun.

The armed robber was described as 5 feet 6 inches tall with a thin build.  He was wearing a dark hoodie, a navy blue mask with the eyes cut out and dark jeans. He was carrying a black bag with a long strap.

He was last seen running in a wooded area on the north side of the credit union.

Anyone with information about the crime is urged to call the Sheriff's Office or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.

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