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Police: Man Dressed As A Woman Attempts To Rob Bank In North Philadelphia

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are searching for a suspect responsible for an attempted robbery at a Wells Fargo Bank in the Hartranft section of the city.

According to police, on March 28 at 9:32 a.m., a man entered the bank located on the 2800 block of North Broad Street and gave the teller a threatening demand note.

After failing to obtain any money from the teller, the suspect fled on foot and was last seen going south on Broad Street.

The suspect is a black male, who dresses as a female,  in his early to mid thirties, 5’8” tall, wearing dark clothing with a red scarf on his head.

Police say if you see this man do not approach him, but contact 911 immediately.

Anyone with information about this incident, contact: FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force 215-418-4000.

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