Man claiming he had bomb robbed Boynton Beach bank, police say

Surveillance footage captured a bank robber fleeing Regions Bank in Boynton Beach in this white Ford Fiesta. (Courtesy of Boynton Beach Police Department)

Surveillance footage captured a bank robber fleeing Regions Bank in Boynton Beach in this white Ford Fiesta. (Courtesy of Boynton Beach Police Department)

Police are searching for a man who robbed a Regions Bank in Boynton Beach on Friday by claiming he had a bomb.

The man came into the bank, on Gateway Boulevard, just after 2 p.m. and pressed a handwritten note against the teller’s glass window. The note claimed that the man had a bomb, police spokeswoman Stephanie Slater said.

He fled in a white, newer model Ford Fiesta with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police believe the bank robber is in his early 40s. He was clean-shaven and wearing sunglasses, latex gloves and a straw landscaping hat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 561‐732‐8166.

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