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December 23, 2015

Suspect sought in robbery of Northeast Philly bank

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Northeast bank robbery Philadelphia Police /for PhillyVoice

Philadelphia police and the FBI are seeking the public's help identifying this man, who, police said, robbed a bank on Grant Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia on Wednesday morning.

The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s help finding a man they say robbed a bank in Northeast Philly on Wednesday. 

According to police, at about 11:30 a.m. that day, a man walked into a TD Bank branch at 2520 Grant Ave. and handed the cashier a note demanding money. 

Police said that after obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the man fled.

The man, described as being in his 30s to 40s and about 5 feet 6 inches tall with a medium build, was last seen wearing a black jacket, a black baseball cap and dark-framed eyeglasses, police said. 

Law enforcement officials said that this individual is to be considered armed and dangerous. 

While police did not determine the amount of a reward, law enforcement officials said there is one for information leading to this subject’s capture, and anyone who contacts the police can remain anonymous.

Philadelphia police can be contacted at (215) 686-8477 or text a tip to 773847. Anyone with information is also asked to call the FBI at (215) 418-4000. 

Also, tips can be sent anonymously to police here.