Alleged serial bank robber wanted by the FBI


HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — A man who allegedly robbed a Regions Bank in October, and banks prior, is wanted by the FBI.

Myron W. Ernst who also goes by many other alias such as Bill Ernst, William Ernst and Christopher Roan is wanted for alleged bank robbery at the TD Bank in the 6100 block of 98 North in Lakeland, Fla. Ernst allegedly entered the bank and presented a demanded a note indicating he had a firearm after obtaining the money, Ernst fled in a newer model, dark gray Ford F-150 truck. 

On Oct. 31, 2018, a federal arrest warrant was issued fo Ernst by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, after he was charged with bank robbery. Ernst is suspected in additional bank robberies in Florida and Alabama. 

Ernst should be considered armed and dangerous. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of Myron William Ernst. 

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