McNabb fan sought in bank robbery

INQUIRER STAFF WRITER

A man wearing a Donovan McNabb Eagles jersey held up a bank in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, authorities said.

About 2:30 p.m. the bandit strode into the PNC bank branch at 6855 Frankford Avenue and threatened a teller with violence.

"He said he had a weapon and was going to use it," said FBI spokesman J.J. Klaver.

The man made no attempt to hide his face from the bank's surveillance cameras.

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"These are probably the best bank robbery pictures we've seen," Klaver said.

The bandit - who is considered armed and dangerous - is described as a white male, about 45-years-old and stands about 5-foot-8. He has closely cropped dark salt-and-pepper hair and is clean shaved.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 215-418-4000.

 


Contact staff writer Sam Wood at 215-854-2796 or samwood@phillynews.com.

 

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