The FBI issued a notice on August 26th seeking information on the “Bucket Hat Bandit” who was suspected in two local bank robberies that took place on August 26th. Today, the notice shows that the suspect has been captured.
The notice described the details of the two bank robberies as follows:
On August 26, 2021, at approximately 1:45 p.m., the West Norriton Township Police Department responded to a robbery at the Harleysville Savings Bank located at 2301 West Main Street in Eagleville, Pennsylvania. The suspect approached the teller and lifted his shirt displaying a silver item in his waistband. The male suspect handed the teller a note demanding cash and was provided an undisclosed amount of currency. The male then fled the bank in a black BMW with purple rims.
On the same date, at approximately 5:09 PM the same male entered the Republic Bank located in the 400 block of West Germantown Pike in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, and passed a note to a teller demanding cash. The male was given an undisclosed amount of cash and he fled that bank in the same BMW with purple rims.