Cyclist Sought in Manhattan Bank Robbery Spree: NYPD - NBC New York

Cyclist Sought in Manhattan Bank Robbery Spree: NYPD

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    Bank Robber on Bike Sought

    Police are looking for a cyclist they say robbed one bank and tried to rob two other banks in Manhattan. (Published Friday, Sept. 11, 2015)

    Police are looking for a bank robber who made his getaway on a bike Thursday in Manhattan.

    The man first tried to rob a bank on 5th Avenue around 9:30 a.m., but was unsuccessful, police said.

    Police say he tried to rob another on Park Avenue just three minutes later, but was again unsuccessful.

    About 20 minutes later, he walked into a bank on First Avenue and was able to get away with $1,000 in cash.

    Police released surveillance video of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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