WANTED: Bank Robbery Pattern (Manhattan)

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The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a bank robbery pattern within the confines of the 19th and 20th Precinct. Details are as follows:

 In each case, the individual enters the location and passes a note demanding cash. The following has been reported to police:

  •  1: On Monday, June 20, 2016 at approximately 4:41 p.m. the individual entered HSBC Bank, located at 1340 3rd Avenue, and removed $2,615 in cash from the location.
  •  2: On Thursday, June 23, 2016 at approximately 4:08 p.m. the individual entered Valley National Bank, located at 1569 3rd Avenue, and removed $1.430 in cash. 
  •  3: On Monday, June 27, 2016 at approximately 1:06 p.m. the individual entered Citibank, located at 162 Amsterdam Avenue, but fled with no proceeds.

 The individual is described as follows:

  •  Male, white, 25 to 30 years-old, approximately 5’8″, approximately 170lbs.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents 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.

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