August 27, 2014

Robbery of Republic Bank Branch in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the subject responsible for Saturday’s robbery of the Republic Bank branch located at 1601 Walnut Street.

At approximately 10:55 a.m. on August 23, 2014, the subject entered the bank wearing an “old man” mask and verbally demanded money from a teller. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled the area of the bank. He was last seen heading west on Moravian Street.

The subject is described as a light-complected black male, approximately 40 years old and 5’11” tall with a large build and bald head. He wore a black hooded sweatshirt/jacket, white T-shirt, gray and white camouflage pants, and black shoes. He also carried a black laptop-style bag with “Herbalife” in green lettering across it.

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.