The NYPD is seeking a man allegedly responsible for four bank robberies on Park and Madison avenues over the past two months.
Police have released photos taken of the robbery suspect who they describe as a 6-foot-2-inch black man last seen wearing a black jacket, black jeans and a black hat. His four robberies, one of which resulted in the teller refusing to comply with his demands, have netted him about $16,000.
The first robbery occured on Oct. 2, at 3:15 p.m. at the People's United Bank at 250 Park Ave., where the suspect passed a note to the teller demanding money before leaving with around $4,800, police said.
The next two incidents both occured on Nov. 12, and took place within minutes of each other. The first robbery attempt, at around 7:45 a.m., was at PNC Bank at 340 Madison Ave. The suspect entered the bank and allegedly passed a note demanding money, but the teller refused. The suspect fled but staged a second robbery attempt, this one successful, at the People's United Bank that he had previously robbed on Oct. 2. The suspect fled with $7,000.
In the most recent robbery, at the Santander Bank at 330 Madison Ave. on Nov. 19, the suspect fled with about $4,500 after displaying a note to the teller that demanded money.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.