FBI searches for afternoon bank bandit

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">10.9.2008 - Philadelphia - The robbery happened at the Wachovia Bank at 2300 Snyder Avenue at 3:35 p.m.</span></div>
October 10, 2008 6:06:13 AM PDT
The Federal Bureau of Investigation say security cameras captured good pictures of a bank bandit who struck in Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.

The robbery happened at the Wachovia Bank at 2300 Snyder Avenue at 3:35 p.m.

The suspect is:

  • white male
  • in his mid 20's to 30 years old
  • approximately 6'0" to 6'3"
  • a thin build
  • strawberry blond hair and goatee
  • wearing a dark colored hooded sweat shirt and black sneakers

Investigators say he entered the bank, approached the counter and passed a threatening demand note to the teller. He got some cash and then ran out of the bank heading east on Snyder Ave.

There were no injuries.

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