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Crime of the Week 7/21/2014
Offense: Bank Robbery
Suspect: Black Male
Date/Time: Friday, July 25th, 2014 at about 6:15 pm
Location:  Metro Bank, 5140 Perkiomen Ave., Reading, within Exeter Township
Synopsis: The Exeter Township Police Department is investigating a bank robbery incident. The robbery happened on Friday, July 25th, 2014 at about 6:15 pm, at the Metro Bank, 5140 Perkiomen Ave., Reading, within Exeter Township. The robbery suspect approached a bank teller with a demand note for cash. The teller gave the robber an undisclosed amount of cash and then the robber left the bank without further incident. Once the robber left the bank it is unknown if he left on foot on in a vehicle. The robber was described as a black male about 6’ tall, wearing large square shiny (possibly crystal) earrings in each ear. His clothing was described as a yellow Nike shirt, black shorts and high top sneakers with a yellow tongue and was also wearing a baseball style of cap.
Anyone with information pertaining to this bank incident or has information on the identity of the suspect is requested to call Crime Alert Berks Tip Line at 1-877-373-9913 or email your tip to alertberks@aol.com

or contact the Exeter Township Police Dept. Det. Doug Keener, Ph/ 610-779-1490

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Crime Alert Berks County is an organization of interested citizens, businesses, service organizations, corporations and social clubs, which formed to help our police departments in Berks County, Pennsylvania, to obtain credible leads that will result in arrests of criminals and solving crimes. This organization's inception was on August 1, 1998. Numerous crimes have been solved and arrests have been made as a result of tips e-mailed and phoned into the tip line.
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