Man attempts bank robbery in Chestnut Hill

Police searching for a suspect in attempted bank robbery in Chestnut Hill. In a statement released by the Philadelphia Police today, it indicates that At approximately 10:10am today, a man entered the bank and presented a threatening demand note to the teller at the Sovereign Bank branch at 8623 Germantown Ave.

It’s not clear what happened next, but the man fled the bank without any cash. Subject is described as a black male, 30 years old, 5’7″, slim build, dark complexion, goatee and moustache, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, dark sunglasses and black gloves.

This man is believed to be the same individual responsible for two additional bank robberies, one of which occurred on January 30, 2012 at National Penn Bank on 9 W. Evergreen Avenue in Chestnut Hill and the other which occurred on January 6, 2012 in Glenside, Pa. at the Conestoga Bank.

This subject is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call the Philadelphia Police or the FBI at (215) 418-4000.

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

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