Center City bank robber drops money due to dye pack

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The search is on for a Center City bank robber.

The search is on for the man who robbed a Center City bank.

The robbery took place around 5:10 p.m. Monday at the Republic Bank located at 1601 Walnut Street.

Police say the suspect presented a note to a teller.

After receiving an undetermined amount of cash, the man fled and remains at large.

Police say the money was recovered a block away after the dye pack was set off.

The suspect is described as a white male, 25 to 35 years old, 190 pounds, 6' to 6'2, with a scruffy beard, wearing a charcoal jacket, dark shirt, blue jeans, dark knit cap, glasses and was carrying a blue folder.

Anyone with information should call police at 215-418-4000.
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