Michael Wheeler

Michael Wheeler

Marple Township police, Middletown police in Delaware, the Delaware State Police and the FBI are seeking the public's assistance in locating Michael Wheeler in connection with a string of bank robberies.

Wheeler, 39, is wanted for four bank robberies that took place within a two-week period, according to a release from the FBI’s Philadelphia office.

The first occurred at the Broomall Wells Fargo Bank at 2701 West Chester Pike on July 29, which was followed by a robbery at the WSFS Bank at 105 Irish Hill Road in Felton, Del.

The last two occurred on Aug. 5 at the M&T Bank at 399 E. Main St., Middletown, Delaware and Wells Fargo Bank at 814 Philadelphia Pike in Wilmington.

Wells Fargo has offered a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.

Wheeler is also under investigation for three other robberies in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. He should be considered armed and dangerous, according to the release.

Anyone with information about Wheeler's location is asked to call the FBI at 215-418-4000. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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