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Robbery of M&T Bank Branch in Philadelphia

FBI Philadelphia February 06, 2014
  • 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 robbery today of the M&T Bank branch located at 9375 Bustleton Avenue in the Bustleton section of Northeast Philadelphia.

At approximately 1:15 p.m., the subject entered the bank, showed a teller a threatening note, and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled the area of the bank on foot.

The subject is described as a white male in his 40s, approximately 5’11” tall, thin build. He had long gray hair—which may have been a wig—and wore a red jacket, red knit hat with multi-colored stripes, sunglasses, and blue jeans.

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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.