FBI searching for bank bandit

PHILADELPHIA - September 19, 2008

Agents with the FBI think the man pictured above is responsible for a holdup of the National Penn Bank at 9 West Evergreen Ave, Philadelphia, PA. The robbery happened Thursday, September 18, 2008 at about 12:35 p.m.

Investigators describe him as:

  • A black male
  • between 35 to 45 years old
  • approximately 5' 9" to 5' 11" tall
  • a heavy build and a beard
  • He was wearing a dark baseball hat, grey T-shirt, dark jeans, and carried a duffle bag over his shoulder.

Police say he entered the bank and asked about opening an account. He then left and came back about 30 minutes later, pulled out a handgun and announce he was robbing the bank.

After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled from the area.

Nobody was hurt.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery should contact the FBI at (215) 418-4000.

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