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Man wanted in pair of Northeast Philadelphia bank robberies

After making an appearance in the Daily News week’s most wanted feature, police said the suspect in a bank robbery from July 18 is wanted for robbing the same bank in the Modena Park section of Northeast Philadelphia again on July 22.

Man wanted in pair of Northeast Philadelphia bank robberies

After making an appearance in the Daily News week’s most wanted feature, police said the suspect in a bank robbery from July 18 is wanted for robbing the same bank in the Modena Park section of Northeast Philadelphia again on July 22.

The suspect walked into the Citizens Bank branch inside the Acme grocery store on Red Lion Road between Academy and Calera, approached a teller with a gun and demanded money, police said.

The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash and he fled the bank on foot in an unknown direction, police said.

The suspect is described as a white man who is between 30 and 40 years old and has close cut hair. He is about 6 feet tall and weighs about 200 pounds. The man was wearing a yellow shirt, dark shorts and an Eagles hat.

Tipsters are asked to call the FBI Violent Crimes task force at 215-418-4000, or the Philadelphia Police Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3153. Tipsters may also reach the department online, or text a tip to PPDTIP (773847).

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