April 30, 2007 robbery of Colonial Bank
901 Arthur Godfrey Road
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Miami Beach Bank Target Of Robbery, Bomb Threat
Streets Closed Off, School Put On Lockdown
POSTED: Monday, April 30, 2007
UPDATED: 6:52 pm EDT April 30, 2007
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Police said a bank robber on the loose in Miami Beach caused officials to close off streets in the area Monday afternoon.
Forty-first Street, between Jefferson Avenue and Alton Road, was shut down as police used K-9 dogs to search the area for the robber.
The Miami-Dade bomb squad gave an all-clear after checking a suspicious package left inside the Colonial Bank at 900 41st Street.
Police said a man entered the bank at around 3 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money and threatening to blow up the building.
Nearby Nautilus Middle School was placed on lockdown while th
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