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Suspect Armed with Gasoline Bomb Robs City Bank

The search is on for a bank robbery suspect in Harrisburg.  City police say just before 1 o’clock Friday afternoon a man walked into the Citizens Bank branch in the first block of south 2nd Street carrying a soda bottle.  The robber confronted two bank clerks and passed a note demanding money. He claimed that the soda bottle was filled with gasoline  He pulled a lighter from his pocket and threaten to light the gas.

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After he was given a small amount of money, he ran out the door.  No one was harmed. The suspect is described as a black man in his 40’s about 5 feet 10 inches tall, with an average build. He had a missing left front tooth, and was wearing a white baseball cap and a dark hooded jacket with a logo on the front.

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2 Comments to “Suspect Armed with Gasoline Bomb Robs City Bank”

    Paul B. said:
    December 28, 2012 at 5:50 PM

    It’s hard to make out in the grainy picture, but the logo on the front of his shirt looks a lot like the Fry Communications logo.

    anonymous said:
    December 29, 2012 at 10:30 AM

    BAN gasoline, plastic water bottles, lighters & hoodies!

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