Man wanted for attempted armed robbery in South Philadelphia

- Philadelphia Police and the FBI are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the person responsible for the attempted armed robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank branch in South Philadelphia.

The incident occurred on the 2500 block of South 13th Street at 11:40 a.m.

The suspect entered the bank and brandished a handgun at a bank employee.

He ordered all bank employees to put their hands up, and demanded money.

Afterwards, the man fled the bank empty-handed.

He is described as a black male in his early-to-mid-30s, approximately 5’9” tall, stocky build, wearing a bright blue hooded sweatshirt, light gray jeans, bright blue mask, and dark sunglasses.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information should call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the PPD.

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