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Hatboro TD Bank Robbed

The FBI confirmed the Hatboro branch of TD Bank had been robbed on Friday.

Local and federal authorities are seeking a gun-wielding suspect said to have robbed the Hatboro branch of TD Bank Friday afternoon.

J.J. Klaver, a supervisory special agent with the FBI's Philadelphia office said the robbery occurred at about 2 p.m. and that authorities were seeking the suspect, described as a white male, about 50 years old, approximately 6' tall, with a medium build, who was captured on surveillance images. 

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The Hatboro Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public's assistance to identify and locate the man responsible for the bank robbery, which occurred at the Hatboro branch, 256 South York Road.

Authorities said the suspect entered the bank armed with a handgun. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled the area in a tan SUV. He was last seen driving south on York Road.

He wore a dark ski mask and gloves, a dark jacket with light-colored hood and sleeves, light-colored pants, and white sneakers during the robbery. He took the money in a black gym bag with white trim, authorities said. 

More than two hours after the robbery, at just after 4 p.m., yellow police caution tape hung in the front entrance of the bank, preventing vehicle access.

Hatboro Police Chief James Gardner said the suspected get-away was recovered shortly after the incident in the Blair Mill Village East Apartments. Police are asking anyone who may have seen someone near the vehicle to contact Hatboro Police or the FBI Fort Washington Field Office. The vehicle had been reported stolen to Horsham Police earlier Friday morning, Gardner said.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the Hatboro Police Department at 215-675-2832. This subject should be considered armed and dangerous. There may be a reward for information leading to this subject's capture; tipsters can remain anonymous. 

Chris N. January 06, 2013 at 04:34 AM
ha! I suspect it's more a sign of the times than of the geography. Folks are desperate, and therefore ballsy. And you have to be ballsy to rob a bank, because it's a federal crime that comes with a hefty penalty. Yikes. When I read that the car was recovered at Blair Mill Apartments I had a hilarious vision of the gunman driving up to his own apartment, casually getting out, and going inside. To make a sandwich or something. With a bag full o' money.
NoSanta January 07, 2013 at 05:57 PM
I hope that someone puts this bag of sh%t down permanently.
European American. January 07, 2013 at 11:16 PM
It's probably someone from Warminster or willow grove
william jordan January 08, 2013 at 11:27 PM
think about it guy drops the suv at blairmill village have a feeling thats where he lives or someone would of seen a get away vehicle kinda wonder if warminster has dogs out also wondering why or if they check the 711 where the vehicle was stolen...
sharon osinski January 12, 2013 at 06:09 PM
really? I guess you think Hatboro doesn't have any criminals????? What a small mind you must have. Sad..... Keep living in your dream world.

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