Police are looking for a man believed to have robbed three banks, one in Flatiron, one in Chelsea and another in midtown.
Police said on Monday, May 14 at about 9 a.m., the man strolled into a Chase Bank at 839 9th Avenue at West 55th Street and passed a note to the teller demanding cash. He got away with $1,000 before running west.
On Wednesday, May 23 at 11:35 a.m., he went to a Chase Bank at 162 Fifth Avenue at 21st Street and passed another demand note. The teller handed over some cash and the robber fled south on Fifth Avenue.
On Saturday, May 26 at 10:45 a.m. he went to a Chase branch at 611 Avenue of the Americas at West 18th Street and did the same thing. The teller turned over cash and the man fled.
The suspect is described as Hispanic, 25 years old, 5’4” in height, 130 lbs., with a nose ring and an earring on his right ear. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a red hooded sweater and black pants.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or nypdcrimestoppers.com.