PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The FBI and its law enforcement partners are asking for the public’s help in identifying and finding the suspects responsible for two alleged armed bank robberies in the past two months.
Around 9:45 a.m. on February 21, the suspects robbed the Wells Fargo Bank on East Lincoln Highway in Langhorne, Pa. The first suspect carried a silver semi-automatic handgun and a red plastic gas container.READ MORE: Temple University Students, Faculty Have Mixed Feelings About Returning To In-Person Learning
The first suspect remained in the public area of the bank while the second suspect allegedly jumped over the counter and took an undisclosed amount of cash. Both suspects then fled the area.
The suspects are believed to also be responsible for the January 22 robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank on Crossing Pennington Road in Pennington, NJ. This robbery occurred in a similar manner with one suspect allegedly jumping the counter and taking the money, while the other stood with a handgun in the public area of the bank.
In both incidents the men wore masks and gloves. They are described as black males in their mid-20s to mid-30s and approximately 5’10”-6’1” tall.READ MORE: Teenage Boy Shot 7 Times In West Philadelphia, Police Say
Wells Fargo is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to their arrest and conviction.
Anyone with information is urged to call the FBI at 215-641-8910.MORE NEWS: Man Shot 5 Times, Killed In North Philadelphia, Police Say