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Robbery of Citizens Bank Branch in Philadelphia

FBI Philadelphia July 16, 2013
  • Public Affairs Specialist Carrie Adamowski (215) 418-4135

The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the subject responsible for the July 16, 2013 robbery of the Citizens Bank branch located at 2516 Welsh Road in Northeast Philadelphia.

At approximately 10:20 a.m., the subject entered the bank and made a verbal demand for money. He said he had a gun, though no weapon was physically displayed. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled the area of the bank on a motorcycle driven by a second person. The dark-colored motorcycle had a front storage bag and one broken turn signal hanging from the handlebars.

The subject is described as a white male, approximately 25-30 years old and 5’2”-5’4” tall with a thin build; he wore a black, long-sleeved V-neck T-shirt with a white T-shirt underneath, blue jeans, sunglasses, and a red Phillies baseball cap.

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.

Three photos from the bank’s security cameras are below.

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