Police search for suspect in Stenton Avenue bank robbery

Philadelphia Police and the FBI are searching for the man responsible for yesterday afternoon’s robbery of the Citizens Bank branch on Stenton Avenue. 

Police say right before 3 p.m., a black male described as in his late 20s or early 30s entered the bank at 6324 Stenton Avenue and slipped the teller a threatening note.

The subject left with an undisclosed amount of cash, fleeing the area of the bank by foot in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described by police as a black male with a dark complexion, a scruffy mustache and goatee, between 5’9″ and 5’11” with a stocky build. During the robbery he was wearing a white v-neck t-shirt and a baseball cap.

This suspect is considered to be armed and dangerous.

There may be a reward for information leading to this suspect’s capture, and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Anyone with more information is urged to call the Philadelphia Police 215-686-TIPS (8477) or the FBI at 215-418-4000.

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