SEMINOLE, Fla., June 22 (UPI) -- Authorities in Florida said a man suspected of bank robbery was arrested after witnesses reported a drunken man covered in red dye.
Pinellas County sheriff's detectives said homeless local Michael Prance, 53, was first reported at 6 p.m. Thursday by someone who called police to say an intoxicated person covered in red dye had been seen at a pool in the Caribbean Mobile Home Park, the St. Petersburg Times reported Monday.
Detectives said Prance allegedly became covered in dye when he robbed the BBC Bank in Seminole earlier in the day. Prance was next reported by a bus driver reported seeing the suspect at a bus stop in front of Seminole Subs.
Deputies said Prance was holding a bag filled with a large amount of dye-stained money when he was arrested at about 7:30 p.m.
Prance was charged with bank robbery and disorderly intoxication.