MANHATTAN — Cops are hunting for a man in connection with an East Harlem bank robbery earlier this month.
The suspect allegedly walked into Ponce DeLeon Bank just before noon March 7 and handed a teller a demand note, cops said.
The teller complied, and the suspect fled.
The suspect is described as a 5-foot-10 to 6-foot, 170-pound, male between 35-45 years old.
He was wearing a beige, waist-length jacket with a white collar, dark pants, white sneakers, black winter wool cap and round-rimmed sunglasses. He was carrying a black and light-blue backpack, cops said.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website, www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) the entering TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.