FBI, police searching for E. Germantown bank robber

A man slid a threatening demand note to a teller at a Citizens Bank Branch on Stenton Avenue near East Washington Lane Wednesday afternoon and ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

The robbery happened around 2:45 p.m. and police recovered surveillance footage of the suspect standing at the teller’s window. They released photos of the man and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

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Police and the FBI are searching for this man in connection with a bank robbery in East Germantown Wednesday afternoon. (FBI photo)

The bank robber is described as a dark skinned black man in his late 20s to early 30s, who is about 5 feet 10 inches tall, has a stocky build and a scruffy mustache and goatee. He was wearing a white v-neck t-shirt and a baseball cap.

Tipsters are asked to call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the anonymous tip line at 215-686-TIPS (8477). Tipsters may also reach the department online.

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