THE BRONX — Police are hunting for a man who robbed an Emigrant Savings Bank in Melrose last month.
On June 19 around 12:30 p.m., the suspect, described as a male about 6 feet tall and around 220 pounds, walked into the bank at 370 E. 149th St., and handed the teller a note demanding money. The teller complied, and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Cops said the thief was wearing a red and black striped long-sleeved shirt, dark pants, dark shoes, a dark baseball hat and a black backpack.
Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted by logging onto www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.