PPD: 57-year-old wanted for Tuesday morning's Truist Bank robbery




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  • 2022-07-05 23:42:30Z
  • By Pensacola News Journal

The Pensacola Police Department is searching for an elderly man who allegedly robbed a bank Tuesday morning.

PPD spokesman Officer Mike Wood told the News Journal that 57-year-old Gentry Rhodes is wanted for allegedly robbing Truist Bank on Creighton Road at approximately 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.

According to Wood, Rhodes walked up to the counter and slipped the teller a note demanding money. He then threatened to kill everyone if the teller didn't hurry.

A man reportedly robbed Truist Bank on Creighton Road Tuesday morning, taking an undisclosed amount of money.
A man reportedly robbed Truist Bank on Creighton Road Tuesday morning, taking an undisclosed amount of money.  

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No weapon was shown, according to Wood, but Rhodes did enter the bank with a tote bag. He escaped with an undisclosed amount of money.

Rhodes is driving a reported stolen 1985 Mercedes 300D with Florida tag IP9-831.

Gentry Rhodes, 57, is wanted for allegedly robbing Truist Bank Tuesday morning.
Gentry Rhodes, 57, is wanted for allegedly robbing Truist Bank Tuesday morning.  

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 850-433-STOP or PPD at 850-435-1900.

Benjamin Johnson can be reached at bjohnson@pnj.com or 850-435-8578

This article originally appeared on Pensacola News Journal: Pensacola bank robbery investigation underway by PPD

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