Search continues for Center City bank bandit

February 12, 2013 11:20:31 AM PST
Police are searching for the suspect who robbed a Republic Bank in Center City Philadelphia on Monday.

The robbery took place just after 2:40 p.m. at the bank branch located at 1818 Market Street.

Police say a man entered the bank and passed a demand note to a teller. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled the bank.

He is described by police as a black male in his mid to late 50s, approximately 6', medium build, with a medium complexion and full "salt and pepper" beard.

He wore a black baseball hat with a purple brim and unknown logo, a black coat, and brown-framed eyeglasses.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect is urged to call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the Philadelphia Police Department.

Police say there may be a reward for information leading to the suspect's capture.


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