Center City bank branch robbed

July 27, 2009 12:47:23 PM PDT
The Philadelphia Police and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed a Center City Philadelphia bank Monday morning.It happened at the Bank of America branch at 932 Chestnut Street around 10:40 a.m.

Police say the man entered the branch and presented a threatening note to the teller. He obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and then fled in the direction of Jefferson Hospital. No one was hurt.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, light complexion, approximately 28 years old, 5'8" to 5'9" tall, stocky build, with short hair wearing a white Phillies baseball cap, dark plaid shirt, blue jeans, and corrective glasses.

Police say the man is considered armed and dangerous, and anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the Philadelphia Police Department.

There may be a reward for information leading to the identification and apprehension of this subject. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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