NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Thursday were searching for a suspect in the robbery of a bank in the South Bronx.

Around 11:45 a.m. Thursday, the suspect walked into the Apple Bank at 370 E. 149th St., on the cusp of the Mott Haven and Melrose sections of the Bronx, and handed the teller a note demanding money, police said.

The teller complied, and the suspect made off with $845, police said.

The suspect was described as a dark-skinned black male about 25 to 35 years old, standing 5 feet 5 to 5 feet 7 inches tall, with a small build, police said.

He was last seen wearing all black clothing.

Police have released a photo of a suspect.

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


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