Pictures released of serial bank robbery suspect
PHILADELPHIA - November 13, 2013 (WPVI) -- Local and federal authorities are asking for the public's help in their search for a man suspected of robbing two banks in Philadelphia's Mayfair section.
The latest robbery happened at the Citizens Bank branch located at 7327 Frankford Avenue. Cameras were rolling as the suspect entered the bank and presented a demand note to a teller. After obtaining cash, the subject fled the bank on foot.
The same man is believed to be responsible for a robbery on Sunday at the Republic Bank branch located at 7300 Frankford Avenue.
The subject is described as a white male in his mid-30s, approximately 5'8" tall, thin to medium build, with facial hair. During the Citizens Bank robbery he wore a black and white Billabong hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants, sneakers, and eyeglasses. For the robbery at the Republic Bank, he was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with the words "Lynchburg Lacrosse" in red text on the chest.
If you know who this man is or where he may be you are urged to contact authorities. To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215-686-8477 or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847. You can also contact the FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force at 215-418-4000.
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