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 13 th 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.