WANTED: Bank Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached photo in regards to a bank robbery within the confines of the Midtown South Precinct. The details are as follows:

 On March 11, 2017 at 2:33 p.m. an unidentified male entered a Chase Bank, located at 615 5 Avenue, where he approached a bank teller and verbally demanded money while banging on the window.  The bank teller complied and the male fled the bank with an undetermined amount of money.

 The male is described as a:

  • Black male, 40s, with curly hair, approximately 150 pounds.
  • 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 WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.