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Man sought in Citizens Bank robbery in Philadelphia

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Man sought in Citizens Bank robbery

Philadelphia police and the FBI are asking the public for help in identifying the suspect wanted for the robbery of a Citizens Bank branch.

The robbery happened at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Citizens Bank located at 5607 Vine Street in the city's Hadington section.

According to investigators, the man entered the bank and handed a teller a demand note. The teller complied, handing over an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect then fled the scene.

Authorities have released surveillance photos of the suspect. He is described as a white male in his late 20s to early 30s, approximately 6' tall, medium build, with dirty blond hair and a goatee. He wore a long-sleeve shirt with a multi-colored design on the chest.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect is urged to call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the Philadelphia Police Department. There may be a reward for information leading to this subject's capture and tipsters can remain anonymous.

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