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Suspect sought in afternoon Center City bank robbery

Monday, December 02, 2013

The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public's assistance to identify a bank robbery suspect who struck in Center City.

The robbery occurred at approximately 3:20 p.m. Monday at the PNC Bank located at 1801 Market Street.

Police say the suspect entered the bank and showed a demand note to a teller.

After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled the area of the bank.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s to early 30s, approximately 5'7 to 5'9, with a thin build. He was wearing a gray hooded jacket over a black hooded sweatshirt, a black Phillies cap, and blue jeans.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about this robbery or this subject 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 suspect's capture; tipsters can remain anonymous.

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