Cops seek man responsible for Borough Park bank robbery

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual connected to a robbery that occurred on Tuesday, October 4 in Borough Park.

According to police, the perp – described by cops as a black man, approximately 25 years old, anywhere from 5’10” to 6’0″ tall, 180 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair and a chipped or missing front tooth – walked into the New York Community Bank located at 4419 13th Avenue at around 8:50 a.m. and passed a note to a bank teller demanding money.

The teller complied, according to police, and the individual fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

The man was last seen wearing a dark blue coat.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

Photo courtesy of the NYPD
Photo courtesy of the NYPD

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