Police are still trying to collar a bank bandit who has robbed at least nine banks since March. Most recently, he hit an HSBC location on the Upper East Side.

The suspect has a beard and wears sunglasses during his heists. Sometimes he also wears some sort of headgear—bicycle helmet, cap, fedora, knit hat. On Monday, August 15th, police say that around 12:52 p.m., the serial robber "entered HSBC bank located at 45 East 89 Street... where he passed a note to the bank teller demanding money. The teller complied and the unidentified male fled with an undetermined sum of cash."

Police release a image from that incident (right); here are descriptions of the first eight reported robberies, plus images from them. The banks are located in Murray Hill, the Upper East Side (he's been to that HSBC before), and the West Village, and sometimes he says he's armed:

- Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at 1500 hours, the suspect walked into the Santander Bank located at 250 Lexington Avenue, approached a teller and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled with an undetermined amount of money. There were no reported injuries.

-Incident #2: It was reported to police that on May 12, 2016, at 1730 hours the suspect entered the Santander Bank located at 711 3 Avenue, approached a teller and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled with an undetermined amount of money.

- Incident #3: It was reported to police that on Friday, May 27, 2016 at 1608 hours, the male entered a Santander Bank located at 250 Lexington Avenue, in the confines of the 17th Precinct, and attempted to pass a note. The teller, a 57-year-old female, proceeded to the back of the bank and called 911. The male fled and there was no property taken.

-Incident #4: It was reported to police that on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 1630 hours, the male entered an HSBC Bank located at 354 Avenue of the Americas, in the confines of the 6th Precinct, passed a note that demanded money and suggested that he was armed. The 46-year-old male teller complied and the male fled with an undetermined amount of money.

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Surveillance images from priors robberies


-Incident #5: It was reported to police that on Monday, June 13, 2016 at 1458 hours, the male entered a HSBC Bank located at 2025 Broadway, in the confines of the 20th Precinct, passed a note that demanded money and suggested that he was armed. The 46-year-old female teller complied and the male fled with an undetermined amount of money.

-Incident #6: It was reported to police that on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 1145 hours, the male entered a HSBC Bank located at 721 Amsterdam Avenue, in the confines of the 24th Precinct, passed a note that demanded money. The 28-year-old female teller complied and the male fled with an undetermined amount of money. He went northbound on Amsterdam Avenue and west on West 96th Street.

-Incident #7: It was reported to the police that on Friday, July, 8, 2016, at 1442 the individual entered the H.S.B.C. Bank located at 45 East 89 Street, in the confines of the 19th Precinct, passed a note that demanded money. The bank teller complied and the individual fled the location with an undetermined amount of cash.

-Incident #8: It was reported to the police that on Monday, July, 18, 2016, at 1553 hours the individual entered the H.S.B.C. Bank located at 1165 3 Avenue, in the confines of the 19th Precinct where he passed a note demanding money. The bank teller complied and the individual fled the location with an undetermined amount of cash.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.