FBI, police seeking Collegeville bank robber


The Collegeville Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public's assistance to identify and locate the subject responsible for the robbery of The First Niagara Bank located at 364 East Main Street in Collegeville this morning.

At 11:35 a.m., the man entered the bank and presented a threatening demand note to a teller, indicating that he had a gun. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled on foot, and was last seen headed east on Main Street.

The subject is described as a white male in his late 20's, 5-feet six-inches tall, wearing glasses, a Flyers baseball hat, green polo shirt, and capri-style jeans. A surveillance photo shows he has a straight, narrow nose, pinkish complexion and facial hair that includes a mustache that extends downward onto his chin.

This subject is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information may call Collegeville police or the FBI AT 215-418-4000. There may be a reward for information leading to this subject's capture, and tipsters can remain anonymous.