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Police in NJ, Pa. looking for bank robber

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NEWTOWN TWP., Pa. - Police in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are looking for a man they believe is behind two bank robberies.

The first happened on December 13, 2013 at the PNC Bank at the HillCrest Mall in Lopatcong Township, NJ.

Police say a man entered the bank and told the clerk he had a gun, but didn't show a weapon. He was able to get away with some cash.

Ten days later, on December 23rd, another bank robbery was reported at the Monument Bank in Newtown Township, Bucks County.

Police say the man told the bank teller he had a gun and handed over a note demanding money. He fled the scene in a 2006 silver Volkswagon Beetle.

Investigators believe the same man is behind both robberies.

The robber is described as a black male between the ages of 30 and 45, about six feet tall, 220 pounds, with a shaved head.

Anyone with information should contact the Newtown Township Police Department at 215-579-1000, ext. 283.

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