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.
July 20, 2010
Cops seek holdup woman A woman wearing a camouflage cap with her blond hair pulled up in it held up the Citizens Bank branch at 2702 Kirkbride St., in Bridesburg, about 11 a.m. yesterday. The FBI said that the woman presented a threatening demand note to a teller and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. She was described as being in her 30s, 5 feet 5, 130 pounds, wearing sunglasses and a bluish-green T-shirt. Tipsters should call the FBI at 215-418-4000, or 9-1-1. Boy shoots self in Juniata A 15-year-old boy shot himself in the stomach in Juniata yesterday.
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 29, 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 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.
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.
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.