• Florida man tries to rob 3 banks in 3 hours, then surrenders to police

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    A South Florida man robbed or attempted to rob three banks during a three-hour span Friday, then surrendered to police early the next day, authorities said.

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    Sandy Lamar Graham, 40, of Hollywood, was arrested on three counts of bank robbery, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office.

    According to deputies, Graham walked into a Chase bank in Hollywood at 2:36 p.m. and demanded money from a teller, implying he had a weapon, the Sun-Sentinel reported. 

    Graham then went to a Bank of America branch in Hollywood and demanded cash from an employee, the newspaper reported. Photographs released by the Hollywood Police Department show a man who appears to be Graham at a teller's window.

    At 5:30 p.m., Graham allegedly attempted to rob a SunTrust bank in Plantation, according to the Sun-Sentinel.

    FBI investigators released photographs from surveillance cameras, and Graham surrendered to the Hollywood Police Department, the Sun-Sentinel reported.

    Police have not said how much money Graham took from the banks, according to the newspaper.

    Graham is expected to make an appearance in a federal court Monday, according to arrest records.

     

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