FBI: Man dressed as old woman robs Phila. bank

August 9, 2010 1:19:10 PM PDT
The FBI is looking for a man who robbed a Philadelphia bank on Monday dressed as an old woman.

The robbery happened around 1:00 p.m. at the Sovereign Bank branch at 6740 Germantown Avenue.

Police say the man, wearing a dark gray wig, a long-sleeve buttoned shirt and a floral print skirt, came into the bank armed with a gun.

The man demanded cash, which he placed in a purse he was carrying.

Then the suspect fled in a four-door black sedan on Slocum Street.

The man is described as a black man in his late 30's to early 40's.

The man is considered armed and dangerous.

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 this subject's capture, and tipsters can remain anonymous.


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