Person robs Manhattan bank after making bomb threat, police say

The city police department is asking for help identifying someone they say robbed a bank after apparently making a bomb threat Wednesday.

Police said the person seen in the surveillance video above entered a Chase bank on West 4th St. near 6th Ave. in Greenwich Village around 12:45 p.m.

The suspect then allegedly handed a bank teller a note referencing a bomb and demanding money.

The teller gave the person an undetermined amount of cash. The perpetrator than fled north on Avenue of the Americas, investigators said.

Police said the person they are looking for was last seen wearing a pink NYC cap, a patterned wrap, black pants, and blue sneakers.

It may have been a disguise, according to officials.

Police said the person was described as being in 5 feet 11 inches tall, 190 pounds, and in their thirties.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com 

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