WANTED: Bank Robbery (Brooklyn)

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The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating an individual who is wanted in connection to a robbery which occurred within the confines of the 79 precinct. A photograph of the individual is attached and available at DCPI. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Thursday March 31, 2016 at approximately 1:40 p.m. an unknown male entered the Amalgamated Bank located at 1212 Fulton Street and approached the bank teller. The individual then passed a note demanding money. The teller complied and gave the suspect approximately $280. The suspect fled the location eastbound on Fulton Street.

The individual is a:

  • Male black, in his 50s and 6’0″ in height; last seen wearing a dark colored coat, black pants, a black knit cap and sunglasses.

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 WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.