Yankees Cap-Wearing Robber Strikes UWS Bank, Police Say

By Leslie Albrecht on March 26, 2012 5:31pm 

Police are looking for this man, who allegedly robbed a Sovereign Bank on Broadway and West 82nd Street on March 23, 2012.
Police are looking for this man, who allegedly robbed a Sovereign Bank on Broadway and West 82nd Street on March 23, 2012.
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UPPER WEST SIDE — Cops are hunting for a bandit wearing a Yankees cap who allegedly ripped off a bank on Broadway and 82nd Street last week.

Police say the suspect waltzed into the Sovereign bank branch about 9 a.m. on March 23 and gave the teller a note demanding money.

The worker then forked over an undisclosed amount of cash, and the alleged robber fled on foot.

Police said the suspect is in his 20s, approximately 6-foot-1, 175 pounds, and was wearing a blue denim jacket, a dark hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and blue New York Yankees fitted baseball cap.

Anyone with information should call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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