Suspects Sought For Recent Heists
The images of two men who recently robbed the same East Williamsburg bank in recent weeks have been released by law enforcement agents seeking the public’s help in tracking them down.
Police describe one of the perpetrators as a Hispanic male between 35 and 40 years of age, standing between 5’9″- and 6′-tall and weighing between 170 and 190 lbs. with a bald head and facial hair.
Authorities said the suspect first stole cash from a Dime Savings Bank branch located at 209 Havemeyer St. in Williamsburg at 12:34 p.m. on June 25, then held up a Chase bank at 12 Graham Ave. in East Williamsburg at 4 p.m. on July 18.
In each incident, law enforcement sources stated, the perpetrator handed a demand note to the teller. No firearms were displayed, and there were no injuries in either caper.
The same Chase bank in East Williamsburg was held up again on Monday, July 23, by a second bandit, according to police. He was described as a caucasian male between 30 and 35 years of age, standing at 5’8″-tall and weighing 180 lbs.
During Monday’s robbery, law enforcement sources said, the crook walked into the bank at around 4:20 p.m. and passed a note to a teller demanding cash. After receiving an undisclosed sum of money, he reportedly fled from thes cene in an unknown direction.
The bandit was last seen wearing a black shirt with a red design and a black and red baseball cap.
Members of the 90th Precinct responded to all three heists. The investigations by the NYPD Major Case Squad are ongoing, police said.
Anyone with any information regarding the robberies or the suspects’ whereabouts that could prove helpful is asked to contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-577-TIPS, by text message to 274637 (enter information, then the code TIP577) or online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.
All calls and messages will be kept confidential.