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Police Release Description Of Mount Pleasant Bank Robbery Suspect

Police from Mount Pleasant, Pleasantville and the Westchester County Department of Public Safety responded to a bank robbery at Chase Bank in Thornwood on Friday. Mount Pleasant police, working with the FBI, released a description of the suspect. Photo Credit: Jon Craig
Chase Bank customers were met by this "temporarily closed" sign outside of the Marble Avenue branch in Thornwood on Friday afternoon after a robbery. Photo Credit: Jon Craig
The crime scene on Marble Avenue after a bank robbery at the Chase Bank in Thornwood. Photo Credit: Jon Craig

THORNWOOD, N.Y. -- Mount Pleasant Police announced late Friday that they are seeking a Hispanic male in his 20s to 30s following a bank robbery at Chase Bank in Thornwood.

The robbery occurred between 1 and 1:10 p.m., according to Mount Pleasant Det. Artie Romaine. 

Romaine said the man is 5'-foot, 7-inches tall with a medium build, wearing a dark hoodie, faded blue jeans and sunglasses.

Police are asking anyone who may have been in the Marble Avenue area during the robbery to contact Mount Pleasant Police and ask for the detective on duty. If no detective is on duty, people are asked to give their information to the desk officer.

Mount Pleasant is working the case with the FBI Joint Robbery Task Force.

The bank robbery caused both the Pleasantville and Mount Pleasant School Districts to be placed on brief lockdown. 

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