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Robbery of Citizens Bank Branch and Attempted Robbery of Bank of America Branch in Philadelphia

U.S. Attorney’s Office March 20, 2013

The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the subject responsible for the robbery today of the Citizens Bank branch located at 7327 Frankford Avenue in Philadelphia’s Mayfair section.

At approximately 10:43 a.m., the subject entered the bank and handed a teller a demand note. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled the area of the bank on foot. He was last seen heading south on Frankford Avenue.

This subject is believed to also be responsible for the attempted robbery, 35 minutes earlier, of the Bank of America branch at 6425 Rising Sun Avenue in the Lawncrest section of the city. At approximately 10:08 a.m., he entered the bank and handed a teller a demand note. He left empty-handed, fleeing on foot in an unknown direction.

He is described as a white male in his early to late 30s, approximately 5’9” tall, medium build, brown hair, with a goatee; he wore a light gray hooded sweatshirt, dark gray North Face jacket, and gray Phillies baseball cap.

This subject is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information about these robberies 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.

Four photos from the banks’ security cameras are below.