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FBI seeks Northeast Philadelphia bank robber

Monday, September 30, 2013
Bank robbery suspect

Bank robbery suspect

The FBI is looking for the man who robbed a bank in Northeast Philadelphia on Monday morning.

The robbery happened at 10:04 a.m. at the First Trust Bank branch at 1931 Cottman Avenue.

Investigators say the suspect entered the bank and gave a teller a demand note. He told the teller he had a gun, though no weapon was displayed.

After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the man fled the bank on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid to late 20's, 6'0" tall, thin build, with brown hair, wearing a red "Phillies" baseball cap, and a red t-shirt with a red long sleeve shirt underneath.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Philadelphia Police Department, or the FBI at 215-418-4000.

There may be a reward for information leading to the man's capture, and tipsters can remain anonymous.

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