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Police: Failed bank robber went to store across the street

May 21, 2013 at 4:01 PM   |   Comments

ORLANDO, Fla., May 21 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said a man whose bank robbery attempt failed allegedly went across the street and robbed a drugstore instead.

Orlando police said the man, who was wearing sunglasses and a baseball cap, entered a Bank of America location around 12:45 p.m. Monday and handed a note to a teller claiming he had a gun and demanding money, the Orlando Sentinel reported Tuesday.

However, the teller refused to give him any money and called police.

The man then went across the street to a CVS store, displayed a gun and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police said they are attempting to identify the man from surveillance footage.

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