FBI Miami
Special Agent Michael D. Leverock
(754) 703-2000
December 5, 2015

FBI Releases Information on an Attempted Bank Robbery Today in Miami Beach

The FBI is releasing information of an attempted bank robbery that took place on December 5, 2015, at approximately 10:26 a.m at a Bank of America branch, 1414 Alton Road in Miami Beach.

The subject entered the bank, displayed a note to a bank employee demanding money, and threatening that he had a bomb. The subject also made a verbal threat to a bank employee that he would shoot a customer. The subject was never given any money and left the bank. There were customers in the bank, there were no shots fired, there was no device/object left behind, and no injuries to anyone inside the bank.

After leaving the bank, the subject was approached by law enforcement and is now deceased.

Below is a picture of the note passed to the bank employee.

No further information will be released at this time.