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Police ask for help to catch armed ATM robber

By Dwayne Parker, Reporter, DParker@wfmz.com
Published On: Nov 01 2013 09:33:55 PM CDT
Updated On: Nov 02 2013 06:53:27 AM CDT

Police ask for help to find ATM robber

MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa. -

A strong-armed robbery incident, caught on camera, has police asking for the public's help to track down the culprit.

The crime happened Nov. 1, around 5:30 a.m., at the Wells Fargo Bank ATM in the 3000 block of N. 5th Street Highway, at the Fairgrounds Square Mall in Muhlenberg Twp., investigators said.

A man wearing a grey hoodie approached the victim, claiming he had a gun, and demanded money, investigators said.

The alleged robber is described as a white male, who was wearing blue jeans, authorities said.

Surveillance cameras also captured a white four-door sedan, detectives said.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Alert: Berks County immediately.

The number is 877-373-9913.

Anonymous calls are accepted, and you could earn up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.