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Bank Robbed in Center City

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Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at M&T Bank in Center City. (Published Friday, Aug. 29, 2014)

Officials have cordoned off an area by 18th and Chestnut streets after discovering a bag of money with an exploded dye in a nearby alleyway.

A man robbed the M&T Bank located on the 100 block of South 18th Street in Rittenhouse Square using pepper spray around 2:30 p.m., according to police.

The suspect was wearing a black baseball cap, a ski mask and white cargo pants, according to authorities.

Investigators said he was last seen heading eastbound towards 17th Street.

Police said they recovered a substantial amount of money on the 1700 block of Stock Exchange.

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