Man suspected in two Philly bank robberies

September 16, 2009 12:35:55 PM PDT
Police say the man who robbed a bank in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section on Wednesday afternoon may be responsible for another robbery. It happened at the Bank of America branch in the 3700 block of Aramingo Avenue around 12:35 p.m.

Investigators said an unidentified male entered the branch, which is located inside a grocery store, and made a threatening demand to a teller.

The suspect made off with about $4,000.

The suspect is described as a white man with brown hair, said to be in his late 40s or early 50s. He's about 5'5" tall with a thin build. he was wearing a brown and tan shirt with an eagle on it, with blue jeans and off-white sneakers.

Investigators say the man walks with a pronounced limp.

Police say the same man is a suspect in the robbery of a PNC Branch on the 400 block of Market Street back on Monday.

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