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May 4, 2016 | By Emily Babay, STAFF WRITER
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.
NEWS
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
NEWS
January 24, 2001 | By John Way Jennings, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
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.
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August 1, 1997 | By John Way Jennings, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
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.
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July 1, 2004 | By Brendan McCarthy INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
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.
NEWS
October 26, 2000 | By John Way Jennings, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
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.
NEWS
September 4, 2008 | By Lisa Helmreich INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
June 20, 2013
A man attempted to rob a Center City bank Wednesday afternoon but left empty-handed, according to the FBI. The man entered the Bank of America branch on the 1600 block of John F. Kennedy Boulevard about 2. He presented a demand note to a teller and ran off without any proceeds, the FBI said. The would-be robber was described as 5 feet, 9 inches tall, in his 20s, with a mustache and goatee. FBI spokeswoman Carrie Adamowski said the description does not match that of a suspected serial bank robber who has targeted Philadelphia-area institutions in five recent heists, including one about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at a Wells Fargo branch in Lower Moreland Township.
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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.
NEWS
May 4, 2016 | By Emily Babay, STAFF WRITER
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.
NEWS
March 14, 2016
The Camden County Prosecutor's Office and Bellmawr Police Department are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who attempted to rob a Bellmawr diner Friday night. The suspect entered the Club Diner on North Black Horse Pike in Bellmawr just before 6:30 p.m. and gave the cashier a demand note, according to police. The cashier refused to open the register and the suspect fled the scene. The man, who has short, dark hair and was wearing dark sunglasses, didn't display a weapon.
NEWS
June 20, 2013
A man attempted to rob a Center City bank Wednesday afternoon but left empty-handed, according to the FBI. The man entered the Bank of America branch on the 1600 block of John F. Kennedy Boulevard about 2. He presented a demand note to a teller and ran off without any proceeds, the FBI said. The would-be robber was described as 5 feet, 9 inches tall, in his 20s, with a mustache and goatee. FBI spokeswoman Carrie Adamowski said the description does not match that of a suspected serial bank robber who has targeted Philadelphia-area institutions in five recent heists, including one about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at a Wells Fargo branch in Lower Moreland Township.
NEWS
September 19, 2012
Police were searching for a man who robbed a Center City credit union Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. About 1:45, the man handed a threatening demand note to a teller at the American Heritage Federal Credit Union, 1900 Market St., authorities said. He fled with an unknown amount of cash. The robber was described as black, in his early to mid-30s, between 5 feet, 9 inches and 5 feet, 11 inches tall, with a medium build, light-medium complexion, a mustache, and "scruffy" facial hair.
NEWS
February 9, 2012 | Staff Report
Acting quickly, police arrested suspects in two separate bank robberies in Philadelphia today. In the first stickup, a woman walked into the PNC Bank Branch at 602 S. Washington Square in Society Hill, about 8:10 a.m. and passed a note to a teller, police said. The teller handed over about $2,000 and the robber fled in a red taxi minivan, police said. Police later spotted the minivan at 33rd Street and Ridge Avenue in Strawberry Mansion and pulled it over. Inside they found the woman and recovered the cash, police said.
NEWS
January 18, 2012 | Staff Report
A 28-year-old Fishtown man who has "White Pride" tattooed on his arms has been arrested and charged with a pair of bank robberies in Northeast Philadelphia, police said. Members of the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and Lower Merion police caught Shields Tuesday morning, but a police statement did not say where they found him. Shields, of the 1100 block of E. Eyre Street, had been sought in the Dec. 7 robbery of the PNC Bank branch at 6855 Frankford Ave. and the Jan. 6 stickup at the Citizens Bank branch at 6537 Castor Ave. In both cases, police said, Shields handed tellers a demand note before fleeing with an unspecified amount of cash.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
November 29, 2011 | By Sam Wood, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The FBI is searching for a bank robber who wore a Phillies cap as he held up the Society Hill branch of Wells Fargo this morning. The white male entered the branch at 340 South 2nd Street at 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-foot-4, with a thin to medium build, and clean shaved. He wore a black jacket and a red Phillies ball cap. Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI and Philadelphia Police Violent Crimes Task Force at 215-418-4000.
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