PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–Philadelphia Police and the FBI are on the hunt for a suspect who is believed to have robbed two Northeast Philadelphia banks within the last week.READ MORE: Missing 6-Year-Old Found Safe, Stolen Vehicle Found In Checkers Parking Lot, Police Say
The suspect struck the Citizens Bank branch located at 7327 Frankford Avenue in Mayfair on Tuesday afternoon.
The suspect entered the bank and presented a demand note to a teller. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled the area on foot.
The same suspect is believed to be responsible for Sunday’s robbery of the Republican Bank branch located at 7300 Frankford Avenue, also in Mayfair.READ MORE: 23-Year-Old Dies After Tuesday Night Shooting In Kensington, Police Say
In Sunday’s incident, he wore a gray hooded sweatshirt with the words “Lynchburg Lacrosse” in red lettering across the chest.
The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information about these robberies or this subject is urged to call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the Philadelphia Police Department.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Officials To Provide Update To Anti-Violence Efforts Underway Citywide