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Armed Suspect Wearing Fake Wig, Beard Robs South Philadelphia Bank

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(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The FBI is searching for an armed suspect who robbed a Philadelphia bank while wearing a fake wig and beard.

The robbery happened at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Wells Fargo Bank branch located on South 3rd Street in South Philadelphia.

Investigators say the suspect approached a teller and pointed a handgun at the employee and demanded money.

After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect ran out of the bank.

The suspect is described as a bi-racial male, mid to late 30-years-of-age, with a light complexion and heavy build. He was wearing a full beard and wig disguise.

Anyone with information is urged to call 215-686-TIPS (8477).

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