Police seek Fox Chase bank robber

Police say this man robbed the Beneficial Bank at 1411 Rhawn St. on Friday. (Credit: Phila. PD)
Police say this man robbed the Beneficial Bank at 1411 Rhawn St. on Friday. Credit: Philadelphia Police Department

Investigators with the FBI and Philadelphia Police Department Violent Crimes Task Force are seeking the public’s help identifying the man responsible for robbing a Beneficial Bank branch office in the city’s Fox Chase section April 5.

Police say the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. He used a semiautomatic handgun to rob the bank at 1411 Rhawn St.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 6 feet tall, stocky and about 40 years old. He was wearing a red baseball cap, a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, gloves and dark-colored work boots during the robbery.

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



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