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Punta Gorda police respond to Wednesday morning bank robbery at bank of the Ozarks

Punta Gorda police arrested a man they initially believed to be a suspect in an armed bank robbery at Bank of the Ozarks but have since released him.

The bank located at 3855 Tamiami Trail was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning.

The man who fled from police upon arrival was arrested and questioned, but police say at this time there is no evidence linking him to the robbery. He was charged with Resisting Without Violence. The investigation continues.

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