UPDATE: Titusville Police Arrest Armed Bank Robbery Suspect, 41-Year-Old Galen Lee Matthews
By Space Coast Daily // August 19, 2017
SUSPECT IS ARMED AND DANGEROUS
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.
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.”
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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