Bank robbery suspect with possible bomb is shot in Dania Beach

12/13/2013 12:23 PM

12/13/2013 3:53 PM

The Broward Sheriff's Office surrounded a bank in Dania Beach Friday afternoon after reports of a robbery suspect who said he had a bomb around his neck.

The Chase Bank is at 300 Dania Beach Blvd.

The suspect was shot outside of the bank by sheriff's deputies, according to a witness who was across the street and heading to a nearby beauty supply store near WInn-Dixie.

According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, the robbery suspect is alive.

The area has been evacuated and the bomb squad was dispatched to disconnect the device.

This bulletin will be updated as more information becomes available.

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