Police Seek Financial District Bank Robbery Suspect
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD would like your help identifying a suspect who made no attempt to conceal his identity during a recent bank robbery.
The robbery went down first thing Monday morning at the Sovereign Bank on 2 Gold Street.
The bandit wasn’t willing to wait his turn in line for the teller. So police say he ambled up, shoved a customer who was in the middle of a transaction out of the way, and passed a note demanding money. The note also said he had a gun.
The teller complied, and gave him some dough. He then took off. No on e was injured.
The suspect is described as a heavyset male black, 25-35 years old, 6’1″-6’3″, clear skin and close-cropped hair. As you can see in the photo, the suspect was wearing a white v-neck, short sleeved t-shirt, khaki pants, white sneakers and blue later gloves.
If you have any information about the robbery, you’re asked to contact Crime Stoppers. You can:
- Call 1-800-577-8477 (TIPS). All calls are kept confidential.
- Log on to the Crime Stoppers website.
- Text your tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.