Bank robber sought

Phil­adelphia po­lice and the FBI seek the pub­lic’s help in identi­fy­ing the man who robbed a Somer­ton bank last Wed­nes­day.

At about 11:35 a.m., the rob­ber entered the First Niagara Bank branch at 11730 Bustleton Ave., presen­ted a threat­en­ing de­mand note to a tell­er, ob­tained an un­dis­closed amount of cash and fled in a south­bound dir­ec­tion.

Au­thor­it­ies de­scribed the rob­ber as black, in his late 30s or early 40s, 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a me­di­um build and a me­di­um com­plex­ion. He had a goat­ee beard and mous­tache and wore a black base­ball cap with an un­known in­signia, along with a white hooded sweat­shirt, khaki pants and white latex gloves. He is con­sidered armed and dan­ger­ous.

In­vest­ig­at­ors be­lieve the same man robbed the First Niagara Bank branch at 9869 Bustleton Ave. in Bustleton on Jan. 10.

Call po­lice via 911 or the FBI at 215-418-4000 to re­port in­form­a­tion about the case. Tip­sters can re­main an­onym­ous. ••

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