MANHATTAN — Cops are hunting for a man who robbed a Midtown bank Wednesday afternoon.
The suspect walked into a Sovereign Bank at 51st Street and Eighth Avenue about 12:30 p.m., handed the teller a note demanding money and received an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing southbound along Eighth Avenue, police said.
He is described as between 20 and 26 years old and standing 5-foot-8, cops noted.
The suspect was wearing a blue New York Rangers baseball hatt with a red brim, a dark blue or black bomber-style leather jacket with a white wool collar, blue jeans and black Nike sneakers, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted by logging onto www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.