Armed robber steals $800 from Northeast Philadelphia bank

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Police are investigating an armed bank robbery in Northeast Philadelphia.

The robbery took place shortly before 4:30 p.m. at the Sovereign Bank along the 9200 block of Roosevelt Boulevard.

Police say a man armed with a handgun presented a demand note to one of the tellers.

After receiving roughly $800, the man fled the scene on foot.

The loot contained no dye pack and no bait money.

No injuries were reported.

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