Man robs, threatens to open fire on Bay Ridge bank

Cops are looking to identify the man they say robbed and threatened to open fire on a Bay Ridge bank on Monday, December 7.

According to police, the suspect – described as a white man in his 40s – walked into an Investors Bank at 7123 Third Avenue at around 4:40 p.m. and demanded money.

Image courtesy of the NYPD
Image courtesy of the NYPD

Cops say the man, further described as being 5’8” in height and approximately 180 pounds, told the teller that if he wasn’t given the money, he would start shooting.

He fled on foot with approximately $6,400.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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