FBI, police seek Bridesburg bank robber

Suspect in Citizens Bank robbery on May 18, 2013 Credit: Philadelphia Police Department
Police are looking for this man in connection with the May 18 Citizens Bank robbery.
Credit: Philadelphia Police Department

The FBI and Philadelphia police are seeking a man in connection with the robbery of a Citizens Bank branch office in Philadelphia’s Bridesburg section Saturday.

The bank robbery occurred about 10:25 a.m. at the Citizens Bank at 2702 Kirkbridge St. The suspect slipped a threatening note to a teller, who handed over an undisclosed amount of cash to the robber.

The FBI/Philadelphia Police Violent Crimes Task Force released a surveillance image of the suspect on Monday.

The suspect is described as a white male, about 20 years old, 6 feet tall and thin. He was wearing a dark Nike hoodie, a blue T-shirt and a green skull cap with “Irish” written across the front.

The robber also has a tattoo on the left side of his neck.

Police ask anyone with any information about this crime to call 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847). You can also submit information by electronic form by clicking here.



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