Police link bandit to 2 bank holdups

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">September 4, 2009 - Photographs from Friday&#39;s PNC Bank robbery at at 5325-A Limestone Road in Wilmington, Delaware. Detectives now believe the suspect in these two capers are one in the same.  Anyone who may recognize this subject is asked to contact investigators at 302-834-2630 ext. 6 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Read more about this story. </span></div>
September 7, 2009 1:32:20 PM PDT
Investigators believe a bank bandit has struck again in DelawarePHOTOS: Bank security camera photos

The latest robbery happened on September 4, when man entered the PNC Bank at 5325-A Limestone Road in Wilmington, Delaware just before noon and showed a black handgun.

He's described as:

  • White male
  • 30-40 years old
  • approximately 225 lbs.
  • 5-10 to 6-0
  • large build
  • wearing a black hat, dark sunglasses, white surgical mask, orange traffic / construction vest, black t-shirt, dark colored pants and white gloves

The man ordered numerous bank employees and customers onto the floor and demanded cash from some tellers. He ran off and was last seen running through some woods south of the bank.

Police think this is at least the second time this bank robber has struck. On June 4th, investigators believe the same man held up a PNC Bank at 3840 Kennett Pike around 9:45 a.m.

Police say the man entered the bank armed with a gun and approached a teller. He demanded cash, and once he received the money he fled the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call 302-834-2630 ext 6 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333

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