Robber Hits Bronx Bank For Thousands Of Dollars, Flees To NC In Stolen Car

Published on February 08, 2017, 4:50 pm
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Police are on the hunt for a 52-year-old armed robber who they say hit a Bronx bank for thousands of dollars and fled down south in a stolen car.

Steven Ferrell allegedly walked into the Ponce de Leon Federal Bank on Southern Boulevard at around 11:00 a.m. in Foxhurst December 27, 2016, police said. He then approached a teller, passed a note stating that he was carrying a gun and demanded money.

Ferrell fled the scene on foot with $2,000, officials said.

Detectives from the NYPD’s Major Case Squad have tracked the career bank robber down to the Charlotte and Durham areas in North Carolina.

The NYPD says Ferrell is driving a stolen dark brown or burgundy 2010 Acura TL with a North Carolina license plate reading EDP 8964.

Ferrell is said to be 6 feet 1 inch in height and about 220 pounds.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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