PHOTO: Suspect sought in Center City bank robbery

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

CENTER CITY (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who robbed a Center City bank.

The robbery took place around 10:45 a.m. Monday at the BB&T Bank on the 1600 block of Market Street.

Police say the suspect entered the bank and handed a teller a threatening demand note.

After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled on foot and was last seen heading north on 17th Street.

The suspect is described as a male in his 40s to 50s, approximately 5'10-5'11 tall, medium build, and unshaven. He wore a tan 3/4-length jacket and dark-colored knit cap.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information should call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the Philadelphia Police Department.

There is a reward for information leading to this suspect's capture; tipsters can remain anonymous.