Suspect sought after pulling off bank robbery on Upper West Side

WABC logo
Saturday, April 18, 2015

UPPER WEST SIDE (WABC) -- Police are searching for the man accused of robbing a bank on the Upper West Side in broad daylight.

Investigators released surveillance of the suspect, a man in his thirties, 6'tall, who was wearing sunglasses and a Yankees cap.

Police say he demanded money from the teller at Chase Bank on Columbus Avenue at about 4:30 Friday afternoon.

The teller complied and the suspect fled the location. It's unclear how much he got away with.

There were no reported injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's CrimeStoppers 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.