FBI, police search for South Philadelphia bank robber

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Police and the FBI are searching for a man wanted for bank robbery in South Philadelphia.

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police and the FBI are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in South Philadelphia on Tuesday morning.

The incident happened at the Santander Bank located on the 2700 block of South 10th Street.

Authorities say the male suspect walked into the bank at 10:30 a.m. and handed the teller a threatening demand note.

He got away with an unknown amount of cash before fleeing the scene.

The robber is described as a white male in his late 30s to early 40s, 5'11"-6'0" tall with a thin build. He was wearing a dark-colored Flyers cap, dark sunglasses and a navy blue zip-up hooded sweatshirt over a white t-shirt.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 215-418-4000.

There may be a reward for information leading to the suspect's arrest.

All tips will remain anonymous.