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Deputies are searching for a man accused of over 20 armed robberies in Central Florida in the last few months. Now the FBI has increased the reward to help catch him.

Crimeline Executive Director Barb Bergin and Orange County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Parks Duncan explained more about the case.

They are asking for anyone who recognizes him from pictures to alert police or call Crimeline. Sergeant Duncan described him as a young, black man around 5'5" to 5'7" and 140 to 160 pounds. He has carried a gun with him in every robbery.

The FBI have increased the reward for finding him to $10,000.

He has recently become more violent. During some robberies, he held victims hostage and threatened to kill them if the police arrived. He also exchanged gunfire with authorities.

If you have any information, call 1-800-423-TIPS.

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