FBI, Police Work To Track Down Chester County Man Wanted For String Of Robberies

BENSALEM TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – The FBI and local police are asking for the public’s help tracking down a Chester County man wanted in connection to three robberies that include two pizza places, and a bank.

The FBI along with the Bensalem, Upper Moreland Township, and Phoenixville Police Departments say 40-year-old Peter James Harkins III is a suspect in a string of robberies.

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Peter James Harkins III, 40 — Photo Provided by Police.

Officials say the robbery spree started at Pizza Hut in Phoenixville on Sunday. Harkins then went on to hold up the Domino’s Pizza in Willow Grove and Santander Bank in Bensalem on Monday.

During each robbery, investigators say the Harkins told employees he had a weapon and brandished a concealed object underneath his hoodie.

These two images for security footage show Harkins pointing his covered hand at a Santander Bank teller demanding money.

bank robbery suspect FBI, Police Work To Track Down Chester County Man Wanted For String Of Robberies

Police say the teller handed over an undetermined amount of cash and the suspect fled.

Authorities say Harkins is 5’9” tall, 160 pounds, with hazel eyes, brown hair, and a brown beard and mustache. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and gray shorts. He may be driving a white Chevy Silverado 3500 pickup with “Forcine Concrete” written in green on the side and PA license plate that reads ZDG-1143.

Anyone with information about Harkins or his location is urged to call the FBI at 215-418-4000. Investigators say there may be a reward for information leading to his capture, and tipsters can remain anonymous.

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