Bank Robbery Suspect Calls Authorities for Help While Standing Outside Bank, Police Say

October 1, 2012 Updated Oct 1, 2012 at 11:42 AM EDT

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Bank Robbery Suspect Calls Authorities for Help While Standing Outside Bank, Police Say

October 1, 2012 Updated Oct 1, 2012 at 11:42 AM EDT

A strange story from Florida.

According to a news release from the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police Department, a 51-year-old Florida man with several prior robbery convictions was arrested last week after calling police for help while standing outside a Florid bank.

The man was arrested on two counts of armed robbery for allegedly being involved in a pair of bank robberies earlier in the week, according to the news release.

Read the news release from the St. Petersburg Police Department HERE.