'Serial Bank Robber' Information Wanted, FBI Says

The man is thought to be involved in four bank robberies in February.

The FBI is looking for information about the identity of a “serial bank robber” involved in an attempted bank robbery on Ridge Avenue Thursday morning.

The FBI released the following information:

The FBI and our law enforcement partners are seeking information leading to the identification of a serial bank robbery suspect believed to be connected to at least four incidents over the past two weeks.

On February 14, the Sovereign Bank branch located at 1 Belmont Avenue in Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania was robbed. The subject responsible is believed to have attempted to rob the TD Bank branch at 5501 Ridge Avenue in Philadelphia less than half an hour earlier.

In addition, this subject is believed to also be responsible for the following robberies:

  • February 12, 2013 – TD Bank, 401 West Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA
  • February 2, 2013 – Citizens Bank, 121 East City Line Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA

The subject is described as a black male, late 20s to mid-30s, 5'9" to 5'10" tall, medium build, goatee, with dark-framed glasses.
This subject is considered armed and dangerous.  Anyone with information about him is urged to call the FBI at 215-418-4000. There may be a reward for information leading to this subject’s capture; tipsters can remain anonymous.


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