NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Assume his spidey sense was tingling? The NYPD is in search of a person — dressed as Spider-Man — needed in connection to a theft spree all through the town over the previous week.
Police say the person — disguised as Spider-Man — was halfway by way of a financial institution maintain-up within the Bronx Tuesday when he remembered to zip up his masks.
That’s when police say he robbed a teller on the HSBC Financial institution on East Fordham Street.
On Monday, he allegedly tried to rob a pharmacy on 2nd Avenue in East Harlem. That point, police say the alleged masked bandit remembered to zip up his arachnid disguise.
The suspect is described as a black male, roughly 5’5″ tall, final seen leaving each scenes sporting a black jacket, black pants, and a Spider-Man masks.
Anybody with info with regard to this incident is requested to name the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-fifty seven-PISTA (74682). The general public can even submit their ideas by logging onto the Crime stoppers web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tricks to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.