A person on a lender-robbing spree in Upper Manhattan was stopped in his tracks by police on Tuesday, sources and the NYPD claimed.
The armed suspect tried to hit a bank in East Harlem right before sticking-up an Upper East Aspect Chase on 86th Street and Lexington Avenue at all-around 2:21 p.m., cops said.
Putting on a ski mask and dark clothes, the bandit flashed a firearm and fled with an unknown volume of dollars, police stated.
He manufactured it about eight blocks, to 79th Road and 3rd Avenue, prior to he was nabbed by uniformed cops on the lookout for anyone matching his description.
The officers discovered a firearm and cash on him, they claimed.
An NYPD spokesman claimed it is likely the holdupper was included in various other lender jobs.
“He’s probably dependable for numerous lender robberies,” the spokesman claimed.
The suspect, who was taken in for questioning, wasn’t quickly publicly identified.
Additional reporting by Tamar Lapin