Robbery of BB&T Bank Branch in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the subject responsible for the robbery this morning of the BB&T Bank branch located at 1635 Market Street.

At approximately 10:45 a.m., the subject entered the bank and handed a teller a threatening demand note. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled on foot and was last seen heading north on 17th Street.

The subject is described as a male in his 40s to 50s (per witness accounts, possibly of Hispanic or Middle Eastern descent), approximately 5’10”-5’11” tall, medium build, unshaven.  He wore a tan ¾-length jacket and dark-colored knit cap.

This subject is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information about this robbery or this subject is urged to call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the Philadelphia Police Department. There is a reward for information leading to this subject’s capture; tipsters can remain anonymous.

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BB&T Bank Robbery Suspect - Philadelphia FBI
Photo: Philadelphia FBI – BB&T Bank Robbery Suspect

 

Photo: Philadelphia FBI - BB&T Bank Robbery Suspect
Photo: Philadelphia FBI – BB&T Bank Robbery Suspect