Burka Bandit Holds Up Philly Bank – Fifth Burka Bank Robbery in 2 Years
A man dressed in a burka (burqa) held up a Philadelphia bank this month.
It was the fifth burka bank robbery since December 2011.
Philadelphia police are searching for a male suspect who robbed a bank while fully clothed in Muslim garb.
The robbery happened at about 11 a.m. on April 13th at the Wells Fargo Bank branch located in the 700 block of Adams Avenue.
According to investigators, the suspect, wearing Muslim garb, entered the bank and presented a threatening demand note to a teller.
After getting an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect ran out of the bank and fled north on Tabor Road.
The suspect is described as a black male, mid to late 20’s with a medium build and wearing Muslim garb.
More… This is not the first time we’ve seen this – In 2008 Three Philly burka-clad thugs shot a cop after robbing a bank.