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Robbery of Wells Fargo Bank Branch in Philadelphia

FBI Philadelphia January 03, 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 Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 340-350 South 2nd Street in the Society Hill section of the city.

At approximately 12:23 p.m., the subject entered the bank, handed a teller a demand note, and made a verbal bomb threat. He also assaulted and robbed an elderly female customer. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash from the teller, the subject fled the area of the bank on foot. He was last seen heading north on 2nd Street.

The female assault victim suffered minor injuries to her lip and knee but declined medical attention.

The subject is described as a white male in his mid to late 30s, approximately 5’7”-5’8” tall, thin build, with a brown beard and mustache. He wore a dark-colored zip-front hooded jacket, blue jeans, a burgundy baseball cap with unknown logo, and light-colored 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.