Police say the man has attempted to rob at least 8 banks in the last two months, sometimes hitting two in the same day. The suspect has mostly targeted banks in Manhattan, however he has also robbed a bank in Flushing, Queens and one in the Fordham section of the Bronx.
The suspect is described as 25-year-old black male, approximately 5'9" and 160 pounds.
The location of the banks the suspect targeted are:
In six of the cases, the man threatened the teller and was given cash. Two times he was left empty-handed.
The most recent incident occurred Friday on the Lower East Side.
Police have not mentioned whether the suspect has a weapon, but they do fear that he may become more aggressive and more dangerous with each robbery, so they are anxious to get him off the street.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1800-577-TIPS.