Well-Dressed Thief Allegedly Rips Off Midtown Bank

By Mathew Katz on September 22, 2011 2:32pm 

Police said this man allegedly robbed a bank at 57 W. 57th St. on Sept. 21, 2011.
Police said this man allegedly robbed a bank at 57 W. 57th St. on Sept. 21, 2011.
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MANHATTAN — A dapper bank robber dressed in a black suit and white dress shirt knocked over a Midtown bank Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The man allegedly entered the Capital One branch at 57 W. 57th Street at 3:10 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding the cash.

The teller complied and handed the man an undisclosed amount of money, police said. The man then allegedly fled into the subway station at West 57th Street and Sixth Avenue.

The suspect is described as 40 to 45 years old, between 5-foot-10 and 6-feet tall, with a medium-to-stocky build, a mustache, and curly or wavy short hair.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477), submit a tip by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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