Police and FBI search for suspect in Center City bank robbery

The FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public's assistance to identify and locate a suspect in connection with a bank robbery at the Republic Bank brand located at 1601 Walnut Street in Center City.

According to investigators, shortly before 10:30 a.m. Thursday, the man entered the bank, approached the counter and showed a demand note to a teller. Police say after obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the man fled on foot. He was last seen heading north on 16th Street.