Man robs Upper East Side bank by passing a note: cops

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted for robbing an Upper East Side bank earlier this week.

At 4:18 p.m. on Oct. 21, a man walked into the Capital One bank located at 1180 Third Ave. and passed a note to a teller demanding money, police said.

According to officers, the teller complied and handed the suspect $4,550 in cash. The man then fled the bank in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.