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BPD release surveillance pictures of bank robbery

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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -

Binghamton Police have released surveillance pictures from Thursday morning's robbery of M&T Bank at 149 Robinson Street.

According to police, investigation determined that around 11: 30 a.m. a lone male entered the bank through the front door, approached a teller window, then jumped the teller counter and verbally demanded cash. 

Police reports said the bank teller backed away from the suspect allowing him to access the cash drawer where he removed the cash inside and placed it into his pockets. He then jumped back over the counter and fled the bank on food. 

Police said several bank employees and customers were in the bank at the time of the robbery, which lasted about 30 seconds.

According to BPD, the suspect is believed to have fled on foot running northbound before fleeing by a vehicle that was parked curbside nearby. 

The suspect vehicle is believed to be a navy blue or dark colored sedan, possibly a late model Toyota Camry or Corolla; 4-door sedan. S

SUSPECT DESCRIPTION:

-Male Unknown Race or Ethnicity
- Unknown Age
- Medium Build
- Approx. 6 Ft. Tall
- Clothing – Hooded Waist Length Jacket – (Woodland Camouflage Pattern) Dark Scarf (Cloaking Face) Bluish Colored Plaid Flannel Shirt (Under Coat) -Dark Colored Jeans / Pants Black Gloves Brownish Colored Hiking Boots

Members of the Broome County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police assisted with response and a search for the suspect and evidence in surrounding areas. 


No further information or suspect descriptions is available at this time. A non-disclosed total amount of cash was taken during the robbery. No arrests have been made related to this incident thus far, the investigation is ongoing. 


The police investigation is being conducted by the Binghamton Police Detective and Patrol Divisions with assistance from the Binghamton Police Canine Unit and the Community Response Team (CRT). The scene was processed by the Binghamton Police Identification / Crime Scene Unit. 

The investigation is ongoing; anyone with information is urged to contact the Binghamton Police Detective Division at 607-772-7080.