UPDATED: Man wanted in 5 DC area bank robberies

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The FBI and the Metropolitan Police Department are looking for a suspect in connection with five separate bank robberies in the D.C. metro area.

Authorities said the first robbery happened on June 6 at a PNC Bank located in the 2000 block of Martin Luther King Avenue in Southeast, D.C. Police said the suspect went into the bank around 12:45 p.m. and passed a note to the teller demanding money. He then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.

The second attempted robbery happened on June 7 around 3 p.m. at another PNC Bank located inside the Giant Food Store in the 10500 block of Greenbelt Road in Lanham, Md. Police said in this incident, the suspect passed a note to the teller demanding money, but fled the scene without cash.

The suspect attempted to rob a Wells Fargo bank last Friday at 12:28 p.m. The bank is located in the 3200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in Southeast. Police said the suspect was not given any money at this bank and fled the scene on foot.

Authorities said the suspect is wanted for two more bank robberies last Friday. At 4:55 p.m. he entered the Wells Fargo in the 1200 block of First Street, Northeast. Police said he demanded money from a customer representative, but fled without obtaining any cash. About five minutes later, the suspect entered the TD Bank also in the 1200 block of First Street, demanded money from a teller and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Authorities are offering a $5,000 award for information that leads to this man's arrest.

If you have any information about any of the robberies, please contact the FBI at 202-278-2000 or call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099.


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