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Suspect Sought In Robbery, Attempted Robbery Of Philadelphia Banks

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The FBI is asking for the public's help in capturing a suspect who robbed one bank and attempted to rob another in a 10 minute span.

The incidents happened January 19th at two separate banks on Woodland Avenue.

In the first incident, the suspect entered the Sovereign Bank located at 6500 Woodland Avenue at 9:05 a.m. and presented the teller with a threatening demand note. The suspect was unable to obtain any money and fled the bank on foot.

Just 10 minutes later, the same suspect walked into the M&T Bank located at 6301 Woodland Avenue and again presented a teller with a threatening demand note. The suspect fled the bank after getting an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as a white male, 20 to 30 years-of-age, about 5'4"-5'6" with a thin to medium build.

Anyone with information is urged to call 215-686-TIPS or 215-418-4000.

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