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Man robs Fulton Bank in downtown Reading

Published On: Nov 08 2012 12:35:54 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 08 2012 06:22:42 PM EST

Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank in downtown Reading.

READING, Pa. -

Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank in downtown Reading.

The holdup happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Fulton Bank in the 200 block of North 5th Street.

Initial reports from the scene were that the robber demanded money from a teller without showing a weapon. He was last seen heading north on 5th Street on foot.

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The robber was described as a heavyset black man wearing a black winter jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913.