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Police Search For Robber Who Held Up Midtown East Bank

Third Avenue Bank Robber

Surveillance photos of the man who allegedly held up a Sovereign Bank on Third Avenue in the Kips Bay section of Manhattan. (Credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police this weekend were asking for the public’s help in finding a robber who held up a bank in Midtown East.

The robbery happened around 11:35 a.m. Friday. The suspect walked into the Sovereign Bank branch at 711 Third Ave. and demanded money, police said.

There was no report of a weapon involved.

The teller complied, and suspect fled with an undetermined amount of money, police said.

No one was reported injured in the robbery.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

Police have released surveillance photos of the robber.

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