He’s persistent! Robber hits 3rd Roxborough bank in a week

Again? Really?

The criminal now known as the “Roxborough Robber” pulled off his third heist of the week today at a bank in that city neighborhood.

He conducted a robbery at the Citizens Bank branch at 6000 Ridge Avenue Saturday morning.

Once again, the man was caught on surveillance cameras, adding to the slideshow of shots police have released in the last week seeking the public’s help in capturing him.

Police did not immediately report the take in this robbery. His robberies have caused no injuries to employees or customers.

Thursday afternoon it was a Wells Fargo branch on Ridge, where the man got $600 after handing a teller a demand note.

He is described as a clean-shaven white man, believed to be in his 20’s. He is thin, and favors baseball caps pulled down low over his eyes – at least while robbing banks.  In the Thursday robbery, he wore a black Eagles cap.  On Saturday, the cap was a gray or tan, with Gap written on it. He wore a light-colored v-neck sweater over a black T-shirt.

Police say the man caught on the cameras on Thursday and Saturday also fits the description of the man that robbed a Continental Bank at 7133 Ridge Avenue on Tuesday.

Anyone with information on the identity or wherabouts of this man is asked to call 911, the FBI at 215-418-4000. or submit a tip online at the Philadelphia Police website.

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