The heist went down on the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 16 when an unidentified man entered the Chase Bank branch located at 118-30 Queens Blvd. at around 9:20 a.m.
The suspect approached a teller and allegedly passed a note demanding cash. The teller completed and the man took off in an unknown direction with $500 in cash, police said, adding that there were no injuries reported as a result of the incident.
On Saturday, the NYPD released surveillance photos of the suspect on board the MTA bus following the heist and described him as having a dark complexion, around 30 to 40 years of age with black hair. He wore a blue shirt, light blue pants, a black hat and a blue face mask under his chin.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.