May 31, 2019 By Meghan Sackman
The Santander Bank branch on Roosevelt Avenue was robbed Tuesday, according to police.
The perpetrator entered the bank, located at 83-20 Roosevelt Avenue, at around 11:29 a.m. on May 28 and handed a note to the teller demanding money and stating that he had a firearm, police say.
The teller complied and the robber fled the bank with a total of around $2,908. The robber then walked south on Baxter Avenue and then east on Gleane Street.
Police say there were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.
The suspect is described by police as male, Hispanic, about 5 feet 11 inches tall, and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing dark sunglasses, a blue hooded sweatshirt, a black baseball hat and tan pants.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.