The Ridgewood Savings Bank at 65-01 Myrtle Avenue was robbed yesterday afternoon, Det. Thomas Bell from the NYPD 104th Precinct confirmed.
According to Bell this incident occurred around 3:21 p.m. The suspect entered the bank and passed the teller a note demanding money. The teller handed over approximately $6,200 and the suspect fled the scene. No weapon was displayed at any point.
The suspect was described as possibly a Hispanic female, 5’7, 140 pounds, 18-20 years old wearing a black knit hat, black jacket and red flannel pants.
In an unrelated incident, two individuals were arrested for shoplifting at the nearby CVS pharmacy, located at 68-02 Myrtle Avenue.
(Edited to include new details released by DCPI)