May 4, 2016 |
Anyone brazen enough to rob a police credit union branch should know his image will soon be in the hands of scores of law enforcement officials. And that's exactly what's happened after a heist Saturday afternoon at the Police and Fire Federal Credit Union at 7145 Frankford Ave. in Philadelphia's Mayfair section. The FBI is asking for help finding the man, who handed over a demand note and robbed the branch on Saturday. Surveillance images distributed Monday showed the 35- to 40-year-old white male suspect wearing a blue hat, green shirt and khaki pants.
May 13, 2016
A man wanted for bank robbery in Haddon Township last week surrendered to police overnight. Haddon Township police said Ryan J. McAteer, age 35, a former resident of neighboring Haddon Heights who now lives in Philadelphia, was charged with robbery and was being held at the Camden County Jail, unable to post $100,000 full cash bail. Police said McAteer walked into the Wells Fargo Bank branch last Thursday afternoon and passed a demand note to a teller. The suspect, who did not display a weapon, fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
November 14, 2011 |
A 20-year-old Northeast Philadelphia man has been arrested and charged with robbing a Bucks County bank, pretending a black cellphone was a gun, police said. Police said Andres Acosta, 20, walked into the Bank of America branch on Street Road in Bensalem Saturday morning, passed a demand note to a teller and lifted his to show what appeared to be the handle of a handgun. Getting an undisclosed amount of cash, he ran to a nearby development, where police observed him getting into a cab, police said.
March 24, 2012
Police and the FBI are searching for a man who slid a threatening demand note to a teller Friday afternoon at a Center City bank and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The man walked into the Beneficial Bank branch near 16th and Chestnut Streets about 12:45 p.m. He was last seen running north, police said. Authorities said tipsters may call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the city police tip line at 215-686-8477 (TIPS). - Staff report
January 24, 2001 |
A Camden man whom authorities called the "freckle-faced robber" was arrested yesterday afternoon and charged with robbing a Clementon bank of an undisclosed amount of money, according to the FBI. Anthony Livingston, 29, was arrested in Camden within a few hours of the 2:20 p.m. holdup at the Sovereign Bank in the 100 block of Berlin Road, authorities said. He was being questioned about at least five other South Jersey bank robberies in the last month, said Agent Adrienne Menn, a spokeswomen for the FBI's Philadelphia office.
August 1, 1997 |
For the third time in less than two weeks, a casually dressed bank robber has struck in Camden County. A heavyset white man in his mid-20s, wearing dark shorts and a dark T-shirt, walked into the South Jersey Savings & Loan Association office at 627 Haddon Ave. about 9:30 a.m. yesterday and gave a teller a note demanding money, authorities said. Lt. Frank Woshnak, a Collingswood Police Department detective, said the robber didn't display a weapon, and none of the six people in the bank at the time was injured.
July 1, 2004 |
A 43-year-old West Mount Airy man robbed a Center City bank on Tuesday - but fainted before he could flee, police said yesterday. Patrice Alston walked into the Citizens Bank at 1515 Market St. shortly after 3:30 p.m., according to police. He handed bank teller Richlyn Carter a demand note that read: "I have a gun, give me all your cash, this is a holdup. " After sounding the silent alarm, Carter put $672 on the counter and Alston asked for the demand note back. Carter and another teller fled without giving the note back.
October 26, 2000 |
A Gloucester County man has been charged with robbing a First Union Bank here after police said he carjacked a taxicab and rammed two police cruisers while trying to escape. Robert R. Schumann, 40, of Gibbstown, was arrested after the bank, at the White Horse Pike and Laurel Road, was robbed about 12:16 p.m. Monday, authorities said. The robber handed a demand note to a teller and fled the bank with $5,200, said Sgt. Ronald Morello of the Stratford Police Department. The robber then ran about 200 yards to the parking lot of the PATCO High-Speed Line's Lindenwold stop, where he forced a driver out of a taxi and stole it, Morello said.
September 4, 2008 |
Police in South Jersey are searching for a robber believed responsible for two heists at a Gloucester County bank branch. The Commerce Bank on Sicklerville Road in Monroe Township was held up Aug. 21 and Tuesday. In each instance, a man presented a demand note to a teller, received a undetermined amount of cash, and fled on foot, said Bernie Weisenfield, spokesman for the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office. The man is described as black, in his 30s, and about 6 feet tall with a thin build.
November 30, 2011
The FBI is searching for a bank robber who wore a Phillies cap as he held up the Society Hill branch of Wells Fargo on Tuesday morning. The white male entered the branch at 340 S. Second St. about 10:30 a.m. and gave a teller a threatening demand note. The teller handed over an unknown amount of cash and the bandit fled east on Pine Street, police said. The suspect is described as 5 feet 4, with a thin to medium build, and clean shaven. He wore a black jacket and a red Phillies cap. Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI and Philadelphia Police Violent Crimes Task Force at 215-418-4000.