Reward poster distributed after Phoenixville bank robberies

Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust, 120 Main St., Phoenixville, is roped off after a robbery. After the bank was robbed Tuesday afternoon, it closed down for the rest of the day. (Photo by Barry Taglieber)

PHOENIXVILLE — Police released a wanted poster for the suspect in two robberies of the same bank in the borough.

A $2,500 reward was offered up by Phoenixville Federal Bank and Trust for “information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible” for the robberies Feb. 20 and April 16.

An undisclosed amount of cash was taken in both robberies. The suspect also displayed a black handgun in the April 16 robbery after only implying he had a gun Feb. 20.

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The suspect was described as being a white man between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall, thin, with dark-colored hair. He also had a “prominent nose” and may have had some facial hair at the time of the second robbery, according to police.

Those with information can contact the Phoenixville Police Department’s detectives at 610-933-1180.

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