Police seeking suspect in Chestnut Hill attempted bank robbery

 (Photo courtesy of FBI, Philadelphia division)

(Photo courtesy of FBI, Philadelphia division)

The FBI and the Philadelphia Police Department are looking to identify the suspect behind Monday afternoon’s attempted robbery at the Wells Fargo branch in Chestnut Hill.

At 2:15 p.m. on Monday, the suspect came into the bank and gave a threatening demand note to a teller. The suspect fled the bank on foot, in an unknown direction, without obtaining any money.

The suspect  is described as a 5’10” white male in his 50s or 60s with a heavy build. He was a light blue shirt, a dark jacket, sunglasses, and yellow or tan work gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Philadelphia Police Department or the FBI at (215) 418-4000. There may be a reward for information leading to the suspect’s capture, and tipsters can remain anonymous.

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