Police seek East Oak Lane bank robber

August 31, 2009 8:30:54 AM PDT
The FBI and the Philadelphia Police Department are looking for the man who robbed a bank in the East Oak Lane section of the city.It happened around 9:21 a.m. Monday at the Citizens Bank branch at 6201 North 5th Street.

Police say the man entered the bank and gave a threatening demand note to a teller. He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash, and fled in an unknown direction. No one was hurt.

The suspect is described as a black man in his early 20's. He stands about 5'3" to 5'4" tall with a thin build. He had a mustache and a goatee. He was wearing a Chicago White Sox baseball cap and a red and tan long-sleeved flannel shirt.

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.

You can get the latest crime statistics from the Philadelphia Police by CLICKING HERE for the force's crime data mapping site.


Load Comments