Robber Hits Bronx Bank For Thousands of Dollars, Flees To North Carolina in Stolen Car: Police

Police are on the hunt for a 52-year-old armed robber who they say hit a Bronx bank for thousands of dollars and fled down south in a stolen car.

Steven Ferrell allegedly walked into the Ponce de Leon Federal Bank on Southern Boulevard at around 11:00 a.m. in Foxhurst Dec. 27, 2016, police said. He then approached a teller, passed a note stating that he was carrying a gun and demanded money.

Ferrell fled the scene on foot with $2,000, officials said.

Detectives from the NYPD's Major Case Squad have tracked the career bank robber down to the Charlotte and Durham areas in North Carolina.

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The NYPD says Ferrell is driving a stolen dark brown or burgundy 2010 Acura TL with a North Carolina license plate reading EDP 8964.

Ferrell is said to be 6 feet 1 inch in height and about 220 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website.

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