Police, FBI seek man who robbed Northwest Philly bank on Thursday

Philadelphia Police and the FBI are seeking a man who robbed a Citizens Bank branch near Stenton Avenue and East Washington Lane around 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Investigators report that the unidentified man in his 30s entered the branch, located at 6324 Stenton Ave., and handed a teller a note demanding money. Given an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled the area in an unknown direction.

The bank robber is described as being roughly 6-feet 2-inches tall with thick build and short beard, wearing a tan jacket, blue jeans and tan winter hat white colored stripes on the trim, said police, who consider him “armed and dangerous.”

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the FBI at (215) 418-4000 or submit a tip to Philadelphia Police by calling (215) 686-8477, texting PPD TIP (773847) or via the department’s website.

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There may be a reward for information leading to the arrest, an FBI press release stated.


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