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Robbery of the PNC Bank

FBI Philadelphia December 29, 2009

The FBI and the Philadelphia Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the subject responsible for the armed robbery of the PNC Bank branch located at 6855 Frankford Avenue today.

At approximately 1:54 p.m., an unidentified male entered the PNC Bank branch and presented a teller with a threatening demand note. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled the area of the bank on foot and was last seen headed southbound on Frankford Avenue, then eastbound on Knorr. There were no injuries.

The subject is described as a white male in his 20‘s,  5’9” to 5’11” tall, thin build, with reddish-brown hair, a thin mustache and beard or goatee, wearing a blue baseball cap with a white front panel and a red tattered brim, a brown or khaki denim jacket and blue jeans.

Two photographs from the bank’s security cameras are below. This subject is considered armed and dangerous, and anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the Philadelphia Police Department. There may be a reward for information leading to the identification and apprehension of this subject. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

To view flyers of this and other bank robbery subjects wanted by the FBI/Major Crimes Task Force, please visit www.ppdonline.org and click on the Detectives Box and the Violent Crimes Task Force link.

Philadelphia Bank Robbery Suspect, Photo 1 of 2 (12/29/09)

Philadelphia Bank Robbery Suspect, Photo 2 of 2 (12/29/09)