Man sought in Citizens Bank robbery in Philadelphia

October 16, 2013 3:46:02 PM PDT
Philadelphia police and the FBI are asking the public for help in identifying the suspect wanted for the robbery of a Citizens Bank branch.

The robbery happened at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Citizens Bank located at 5607 Vine Street in the city's Hadington section.

According to investigators, the man entered the bank and handed a teller a demand note. The teller complied, handing over an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect then fled the scene.

Authorities have released surveillance photos of the suspect. He is described as a white male in his late 20s to early 30s, approximately 6' tall, medium build, with dirty blond hair and a goatee. He wore a long-sleeve shirt with a multi-colored design on the chest.

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. There may be a reward for information leading to this subject's capture and tipsters can remain anonymous.


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