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Man robs Citizens Bank in southwest Reading

Published On: Jul 23 2012 12:18:26 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 27 2012 05:00:27 PM EDT

Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank just after noon Monday.

READING, Pa. -

Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank just after noon Monday.

The holdup happened at the Citizens Bank in the 800 block of Lancaster Avenue in southwest Reading.

The robber handed a teller a note stating he had a weapon and demanding money, said police, adding that no weapon was actually seen.

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The robber made off with cash from the bank, last seen walking toward the nearby Dunkin' Donuts, police said.

The robber was described as a black or Hispanic man in his 20s or 30s with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, a black and green hat and sunglasses.

Anyone with information about the robbery can call Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913. A cash reward of up to $5,000 is offered for information that leads to an arrest.