FBI: Serial bank robber strikes in our area

October 20, 2010 8:20:17 AM PDT
The FBI is searching for a serial bank robber who struck in southern New Jersey, central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.

The suspect has been linked to five robberies from September 16th through October 12th.

The banks robbed include:

  • 09/16/2010 - Bank of America, 11301 York Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030
  • 09/17/2010 - M and T Bank, 212 Mt. Carmel Road, Parkton, MD 21120
  • 09/20/2010 - Susquehanna Bank, 16576 Susquehanna Trail South, (New Freedom) Shrewsbury Township, PA
  • 10/11/2010 - The Bank, 22 Center Square Road, Swedesboro, NJ 08085
  • 10/12/2010 - Fulton Bank,?611 Shrewsbury Commons, Shrewsbury, PA 17361
In three of the incidents, on September 17th, September 20th and October 12th, the man was armed with a gun. In the other two robberies, he used a threatening demand note.

The suspect is described as a black male in his mid 30's, 5'1" to 5'5" tall, thin build, with a mustache. He appears to walk with a limp, the FBI said, and has been described as being "bow legged."

?He has worn baseball caps, sunglasses, long-sleeved shirts or sweatshirts and gloves during the robberies.

This subject is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI in Philadelphia at 215-418-4000 or their local police department.

There may be a reward for information leading to his capture, and tipsters can remain anonymous.