Man dressed as woman robs bank

January 28, 2008 10:34:32 PM PST
The FBI is trying to catch a man dressed as a woman who robbed a bank in Center City on Sunday.

The Commerce Bank located at 3735 Walnut Street was robbed at 3:32 p.m.

The bandit is described as an African-American male, in his late 30's to early 40's, approximately 6' 1" tall and weighing 200 pounds. He was wearing a black trench coat, black shoes and a red/blonde wig. He was also carrying a purse.

Police said the robber entered the bank and presented a demand note. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled the bank and ran east on Walnut Street.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery should contact the FBI at (215) 418-4000.

The Delaware Valley Financial Security Officers Group is offering a reward of up to $2,500.00 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for this robbery.


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