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Denim-wearing bandit robs Upper East Side bank: NYPD - Metro US

Denim-wearing bandit robs Upper East Side bank: NYPD

The NYPD is looking for this man who they say robbed a bank on the Upper East Side
NYPD

Police are looking for a stylish man they say robbed a Manhattan bank on Monday minutes before closing time.

At about 4:41 p.m. the suspect — described as a white man between 30 to 35 years old — entered the HSBC Bank located at 1340 3rd Ave. and passed a note to a teller demanding money, according to authorities.

The teller complied and gave the man an unspecified amount of cash, police said. The robber then ran away in an unknown direction.

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Authorities described the suspect as 5-foot-8 with a beard. He was last seen wearing a blue denim shirt.

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 for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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