FBI Miami
Public Affairs Specialist Jim Marshall
(754) 703-2000
August 9, 2019

FBI Announces the Arrest of a Bank Robber

The FBI announces that ERIC ROBERTS, 30, of Hollywood, Florida, was taken into custody without incident yesterday afternoon, August 8, 2019, in Opa Locka, Florida, for his alleged involvement in the Citibank branch robbery at 2750 Aventura Boulevard, Aventura, Florida (August 7, 2019) and the BB&T Bank branch robbery at 2434 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, Florida (August 6, 2019).

ROBERTS is in federal custody and is facing federal charges. Details about his initial appearance in federal court are forthcoming. The complaint detailing the charges can be found in PACER under the Southern District of Florida in due time.

The Aventura Police Department, the Hollywood Police Department, the South Florida Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force, and the FBI continue their investigation.

No further information will be released at this time.