DAYTONA BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — Talk about a bold move – a man charged with armed-robbery walked out of his trial just moments before a jury found him guilty.

Antonio Jama Gearing, 29, had been released on $75,000 bail so he was free to move about the Daytona Beach courtroom Tuesday. But he wasn’t supposed to leave the trial.

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Police and the Express Bail Bonds Volusia County are searching for Gearing after the jury convicted him in the robbery of a Dollar General store in 2018.

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Bail bondsman J Gailbreath said that it’s “pretty bold to walk right out of the courthouse” during jury deliberations. Gailbreath said once he gets a notice from the court, he’ll have 60 days to find Gearing before he himself has to pay the bail.

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