Man robs Holmesburg bank of $1,500

June 21, 2011 5:04:30 PM PDT
Philadelphia police are on the lookout for a man that used a demand note to hold up a bank in the city's Holmesburg section.

The robbery happened at the Republic Bank located along the 7300 block of Frankford Avenue shortly before 6:00 p.m.

Police say the man entered and presented the note to one of the tellers.

After receiving approximately $1,500, the man fled on foot and remains at large.

He is described as a white male, approximately 5'8 with a thin build. He was wearing a plaid shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.


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