Suspect sought in spree of bank robberies in Manhattan

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Police are searching for the suspect in a spree of bank robberies in Manhattan.

Detectives say he has stolen from $10,000 from eight banks since last September.

The latest robbery was Friday afternoon at the Santander Bank on Broadway on the Upper West Side.

In each case, the bandit handed a teller a note demanding money.

The suspect is described as in his 40s, 5'9"and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap with "New York City" written on it, blue T-shirt, black du-rag, blue jeans and a black book bag.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.