NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The search is on for a suspect accused of two different ATM robberies in Manhattan.

Police say the most recent incident captured on surveillance cameras shows the suspect shoving an 85-year-old man to the ground at a Chase Bank on York Avenue on Tuesday.

The suspect, believed to be wearing a wig, got away with about $2,600 in cash in the Upper East Side theft.

ATM robbery suspect reportedly targeting customers at Chase Banks in Manhattan. (Credit: NYPD)

Investigators believe that same suspect tried to snatch a woman’s purse at another Chase Bank on Third Avenue back on Sept. 20.

That victim was able to hang on to her cash, but was injured in a struggle with the suspect.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637.


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