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.