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Bank robber caught on camera in Northeast Philadelphia

Friday, September 27, 2013

Philadelphia Police and the FBI are on the hunt for a bank robber caught on camera in Northeast Philadelphia.

It happened at 4:00 p.m. Friday at the PNC Bank branch in the 2400 block of Welsh Road.

Authorities say the man walked into the bank and presented a threatening demand note to a teller.

After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled on foot. No one was injured.

Investigators are looking for a black male in his 30s, 5'10" tall, medium build with thin facial hair. He was wearing a black and white NY Nets baseball cap and a plain black t-shirt.

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

The FBI says there may be a reward for information leading to the bandit's capture. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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