Man sought in robberies of seven banks Crimes have occurred in metro area and Pa.

July 25, 1996|By Richard Irwin | Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF

Authorities are seeking a man suspected of robbing seven banks in the Baltimore metropolitan area and southern Pennsylvania since July 1995.

According to the FBI, the most recent robbery occurred Feb. 23 at the First National Bank branch in the 7600 block of Bellona Ave. in Baltimore County.

The man also is being sought in these robberies:

First National Bank of Central Maryland in Bel Air on Dec. 28.

Bank of Lancaster County in Strasburg, Pa., on Dec. 21.

Farmers First Bank in Ephrata, Pa., on Dec. 2.

First National Bank of Maryland at the Crossroads Square Shopping Center in Westminster on Aug. 11.

Mercantile Safe Deposit and Trust Co. Bank in the 5100 block of Rolling Road on Aug. 8.

First National Bank of Maryland in Hereford on July 26, 1995

The man is described as about 5 feet 8 inches tall, between 160 and 180 pounds and 35 to 45.

The FBI says the man gives tellers typewritten notes demanding money and places the cash in a multi-colored pouch; and sometimes wears caps with University of Maryland and Notre Dame logos and sunglasses.

Anyone with information should call the FBI's Baltimore Field Office at 410-265-8080.

Pub Date: 7/25/96

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