Suspect sought in Lawncrest, Holmesburg bank robberies

Philadelphia Police and the FBI are on the hunt for a man suspected of robbing two Northeast banks March 20.

At 10:08 a.m., a man entered the Bank of America at 6425 Rising Sun Ave. and gave the teller a threatening note. He fled without cash, but at 10:43 a.m., entered the Citizens Bank at 7327 Frankford Ave. and was able to get an undisclosed amount of cash. He fled south on Frankford Avenue.

The suspect is described as a white male in his early 30s with medium build and a goatee. He measures 5’9″ and was wearing a gray Phillies hat and gray sweatshirt at the time of the robberies.

Tips on his whereabouts can be submitted online, by phone at 215.686.TIPS (8477) or via text to PPD TIP or 773847. Anyone who sees the suspect should call 911.

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