CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 12:54 p.m. this afternoon of a suspicious man outside Peninsula Bank, 2455 Tamiami Tr., Port Charlotte. This man did not enter the bank. The man had dark complexion, possibly a black male, over 6 feet tall, thin, wearing a tan trench coat, surgical mask, sunglasses, and hat. When he saw bank employees watching him, he went behind a computer store and headed towards Midway Blvd.

CCSO deputies, detectives and K9 were called out to the scene and set up a perimeter. Banks and Credit Unions should be cautious at this time as the suspicious male has not been detained. Anyone who might have seen such a person is asked to call the CCSO at 941-639-2121, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477). No other details are available at this time.