WANTED: Bank Robbery Pattern (Citywide)

716-16 MCS CW Pattern 14 05-12-16

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in regards to a bank robbery that occurred within the confines of the 17 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. the suspect walked into the Santander Bank located at 250 Lexington Avenue, approached a teller and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled with an undetermined amount of money. There were no reported injuries.

 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.

 ************Update Thursday, May 12, 2016 ***********

Due to the description of the suspect and the modus operandi, the following incident is believed to be committed by the same suspect and Citywide Bank Robbery Pattern #14 has been established.

 2) It was reported to police that on May 12, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. the suspect entered the Santander Bank located at 711 3 Avenue, approached a teller and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled with an undetermined amount of money.

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.

 ************* Update Tuesday, June 28, 2016 ************

 Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the following incidents have been added to Citywide Bank Robbery Pattern #14:

Incident #3: It was reported to police that on Friday, May 27, 2016 at 4:08 p.m. the male entered a Santander Bank located at 250 Lexington Avenue, in the confines of the 17th Precinct, and attempted to pass a note. The teller, a 57-year-old female, proceeded to the back of the bank and called 911. The male fled and there was no property taken.

Incident #4: It was reported to police that on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. male entered an HSBC Bank located at 354 Avenue of the Americas, in the confines of the 6th Precinct, passed a note that demanded money and suggested that he was armed. The 46-year-old male teller complied and the male fled with an undetermined amount of money. 

Incident #5: It was reported to police that on Monday, June 13, 2016 at 2:58 pm the male entered a HSBC Bank located at 2025 Broadway, in the confines of the 20th Precinct, passed a note that demanded money and suggested that he was armed. The 46-year-old female teller complied and the male fled with an undetermined amount of money.

 Incident #6: It was reported to police that on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 11:45 male entered a HSBC Bank located at 721 Amsterdam Avenue, in the confines of the 24th Precinct, passed a note that demanded money. The 28-year-old female teller complied and the male fled with an undetermined amount of money. He went northbound on Amsterdam Avenue and west on West 96th Street.

 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.

 **************** UPDATE TP 7/8/16**********************************

 Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the following incidents have been added to Citywide Bank Robbery Pattern #14:

 Incident # 7: It was reported to the police that on Friday, July, 8, 2016, at 2:42 individual entered the H.S.B.C. Bank located at 45 East 89th Street, in the confines of the 19th Precinct, passed a note that demanded money. The bank teller complied and the individual fled the location with an undetermined amount of cash.

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