Pale robber hits Metro Bank in Muhlenberg Township

Police provide description of suspect

Metro Bank held up in Muhlenberg Twp.

MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa. - The Metro Bank in Muhlenberg Township was robbed early Sunday afternoon.

The robber gave a bank teller a note demanding money at 12:19 p.m. Sunday. No weapons were displayed. After the teller complied, the suspect fled on foot toward the rear alley of the shopping center in which the bank is located, at 3045 N. 5th Street Highway.

Muhlenberg Township Police responded to the robbery.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his late 20s, with brown eyes  and very pale skin. He is about 6 feet tall and weighs about 150 lbs.

He was wearing black pants, a black coat and a black knit hat with ear flaps and strings/tassels. The hat had a design that consisted of a pattern of white lines. The suspect also was wearing a black scarf, which partially covered his face.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Detective Ramon Caraballo at
610-929-5454 or 484-955-2298. Or email him at

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