UPDATE: Titusville Police Arrest Armed Bank Robbery Suspect, 41-Year-Old Galen Lee Matthews

By  //  August 19, 2017

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SUSPECT IS ARMED AND DANGEROUS

Galen Lee Matthews, 41, the suspect in an Armed Bank Robbery, was taken into custody shortly before 9 p.m. Friday, August 18, in the parking lot of the Shell gas station, located at 3465 Garden Street in Titusville.

UPDATE: Galen Lee Matthews, 41, the suspect in an Armed Bank Robbery, was taken into custody shortly before 9 p.m. Friday, August 18, in the parking lot of the Shell gas station, located at 3465 Garden Street in Titusville.

ORIGINAL STORY:

BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Titusville Police responded to an armed robbery at Regions Bank, located at 905 Cheney Highway, at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Friday.

According to Titusville Police Public Information Officer Amy Matthews, Detectives are actively seeking suspect Galen Lee Matthews, 41, and said he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Police created a perimeter around the bank and conducted a thorough search of the surrounding area. The suspect currently remains at large.

“The preliminary investigation has revealed that the suspect entered the bank, handed a bank teller a note implying he had a weapon and demanded money,” said Matthews.

“The suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and headed west on Cheney Highway.”

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Matthews was described by witnesses as a white male with strawberry blonde hair and freckles, approximately 5-feet-8-inches tall and wearing a blue green t-shirt and jeans.

If anyone has information on the suspect’s whereabouts, they are encouraged to contact police immediately. They can also remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward by contacting Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.

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Titusville Police responded to an armed robbery at Regions Bank, located at 905 Cheney Highway, at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Friday. According to Titusville Police Public Information Officer Amy Matthews, Detectives are actively seeking suspect Galen Lee Matthews, 41, and said he should be considered armed and dangerous.


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