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Police, FBI Search for Alleged Center City Bank Robber

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

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Image via the Philadelphia Police Department

Philly police and the FBI are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a bank in Center City on Friday, November 24th.

Officials say the incident occurred around 1:40 p.m. at the Wells Fargo branch at 2005 Market Street. The man allegedly showed a demand note to a teller and obtained an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect, who was last seen fleeing east on Market Street, is described as a black male in his early 40s, approximately 5’7″ tall, with a medium build. He was seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, tan work pants, a maroon knit winter hat, and sunglasses. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Officials are offering an award for information leading to the suspect’s arrest – though the size of the award is unclear at this time. Those with information are asked to contact the FBI or PPD Violent Crimes Task Force at 215-418-4000. To submit a tip anonymously, visit the PPD’s website.