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Would-Be Rittenhouse Bank Robber On The Run

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS)  —  The FBI and the Philadelphia Police Department are searching for a suspect who attempted to rob a PNC Bank in Rittenhouse.

The attempted robbery took place Wednesday at 2:45 p.m. at the PNC Bank located at 1511 Walnut Street.

Police say the would-be-robber presented the teller with a threatening demand note, and after an unsuccessful attempt at obtaining money, the suspect fled on foot east on Walnut Street.

The suspect is described as a Black male, 50 years-of-age, 5’8″, medium build, beard (salt and pepper in color), wearing a black coat with a black hooded sweatshirt underneath.

Authorities say, if you have any information about this crime or this suspect, you can contact the FBI and PPD Violent Crimes Task Force at 215-418-4000.

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