The recent strings of bank robberies in the local area continues to grow.

Yonkers Police say a man robbed the Chase Bank on Nepperhan Avenue around 12:15 p.m. Monday.

Authorities were told that a man entered the bank, approached a teller, and handed a note to the teller. He later fled the bank with an unknown amount of money.

An extensive search of the area was performed by patrol units and members of the Detective Division, but the suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as approximately 30 to years old with short black hair. He was seen carrying a black backpack and was wearing blue pants with a white stripe down the legs and white sneakers.

Anyone with information can call the Detective Division at 914-377-7725, all calls will remain confidential. 100 % anonymous tips can be sent by texting the key word ypd plus the tip to 847411. Anonymous tips can also be sent to us directly through the Yonkers PD Tips app which can be downloaded for free to any apple or android device.

Yesterday a man robbed bank in Wallkill. Last week there were reports of bank robberies in East Fishkill, Middletown, and Haverstraw. It’s possible the crimes were committed by the same suspect.

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