Police searching for suspect in Midtown Manhattan bank robbery

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Sunday, March 12, 2017
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MIDTOWN MANHATTAN (WABC) -- Police are searching for a robber who struck at a bank in Midtown Manhattan.

According to investigators, the suspect entered a Chase Bank on 5th Avenue Saturday afternoon, where he approached a bank teller and verbally demanded money while banging on the window.

The bank teller complied and the man fled the bank with an undetermined amount of money.

The suspect is described as a black male, 40s, with curly hair, approximately 150 pounds, who was last seen wearing a dark jacket and a knitted hat.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.