Two Northeast Philadelphia banks were robbed within two days and authorities say these suspects (pictured) are responsible. Credit: FBI/PPD
The FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force has released surveillance footage from two bank robberies that occurred within two days of each other this week in Northeast Philadelphia.
Both incidents occurred in the early morning or afternoon of corporate bank branches in Northeast Philadelphia.
The first incident occurred on Saturday, March 1 around 10:16 a.m. at a TD Bank located at 9996 Haldeman Ave in Bustleton.
The wig-wearing suspect (above) allegedly approached a teller with a threatening demand note.
After the suspect allegedly took an undisclosed amount of money he reportedly fled the bank on foot.
A witness reportedly saw a gray SUV with a man that resembled the suspect hunched over the driver's seat looking at the bank.
The suspect is described as a white male aged 40 to 50 years old, about 6'1" and thin with an Eagles knit cap, a red Marlboro cigarettes jacket, and possibly a wig.
The second incident occurred on Monday, March 3, around 1:27 p.m. at a Citizens Bank at 7248 Rising Sun Avenue in Burholme.
The suspect (pictured above) allegedly entered the bank and gave a teller a threatening demand note, then took an undisclosed amount of money.
The suspect fled on foot and was last seen heading east on Rising Sun Avenue and through the parking lot of the Quaker Diner.
The suspect is described as a black male, aged 20 to 30 years old, about 5'5" with a medium build, wearing a gray hooded coat, camo-pants, brown boots, and a green baseball hat with red lettering.
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