FBI, Police Searching for Whitpain TD Bank Robber

A man wearing a red Phillies hat, a suit, and wearing sunglasses and a messenger bag handed a teller a demand note and fled with an undetermined amount of cash, police said.

A man wearing a suit, red Phillies hat and sunglasses robbed the TD Bank on Swede Road in Whitpain Thursday afternoon.
The Whitpain Township Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the subject responsible for the robbery at 1799 Swede Road in Blue Bell.
At 1:50 p.m., the man entered the bank and handed a teller a demand note, police said. He said he had a gun, though no weapon was visible, police said.
After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled the area of the bank on foot and was last seen running south on Swede Road.
The subject is a white or Hispanic male in his 30s, 5 feet 10 inches tall, medium build, with a mustache and goatee. He had on a red Phillies baseball cap, sunglasses, dark-colored suit coat over a white button-down collared shirt and white T-shirt, jeans, and dark-colored shoes, police said.
He also wore a dark-colored messenger bag across his body, police said.
This subject is considered armed and dangerous, police said.
Call the FBI at 215-641-8910 or the Whitpain Township Police Department at 610-279-9033 with any information.
There may be a reward for information leading to this subject’s capture.
Tipsters can remain anonymous.
andthatsthetruth August 02, 2013 at 07:38 PM
He ran out of money from the March 2013 robbery at PNC Ambler Branch. Wore a suit coat with broad shoulders. (PNC cameras didn't capture all these great photos. ) These shots are perfect. It shouldn't take too long! Another for the stupid criminal files.
Independent Voter August 03, 2013 at 05:39 AM
Look mom, I'm robbing a bank! Stupid criminal indeed.
Mike Ritchie August 03, 2013 at 12:01 PM
Just saw the police break down the door of a house on Pulaski Dr. in whitpain and arrest a guy. Neighbors said cops told them it was the bank robber.
Independent Voter August 03, 2013 at 12:03 PM
Pulaski Drive, eh. What's a nice bank robber like him doing in a nice neighborhood like Whitpain.
Donna Picotta August 03, 2013 at 04:45 PM
just went for a stroll down Pulaski. What is the address?
andthatsthetruth August 03, 2013 at 08:47 PM
I could guess, give the authorities a chance to announce it. Beyond stupid criminal!
john schwarzenbach August 05, 2013 at 09:02 AM
Economically Desperate People do Desperate Things, even in your neighborhood.


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