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Armed Robbery of Wells Fargo Bank Branch in Philadelphia

FBI Philadelphia May 24, 2013

The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the subject responsible for Thursday’s armed robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 6611 Castor Avenue in the Oxford Circle/Castor area of Philadelphia.

At approximately 10 a.m., the subject entered the bank, displayed a silver handgun, and demanded money from a teller. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled the area of the bank.

The subject is described as a Hispanic or light-complected black male in his 20s, approximately 5’8” tall, with a medium build. He wore a gray hooded sweatshirt, a ski mask or cloth over his face, and gloves.

This subject 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 subject’s capture; tipsters can remain anonymous.

One photo from the bank’s security cameras is below.