Man robs bank in Santa costume - WKRN News 2

Man robs bank in Santa costume

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PORT ORANGE, Fla. -

A man wearing a Santa Claus hat and beard entered a Florida bank and demanded money.

The man entered the Sun Trust Bank in Port Orange, Florida carrying a wrapped package that he placed on the teller's counter.

The man then passed a note to the teller demanding cash while insinuating the package was harmful.

According to police, an undisclosed amount of money was given to the man, who then left the package on the counter prior to exiting the bank.

The robber fled in a dark colored vehicle before police arrived.

The bank was evacuated and the Volusia County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad was called in to investigate the package.  The package was determined not to be an explosive device.

The suspect is described as a white male approximately six feet tall with a medium build.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the possible identity of this suspect, please contact Detective George Oliveira at 386-506-5895.

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