THE BRONX - The NYPD and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force are asking for help in finding the suspect behind an armed bank robbery in the Bronx.

Officials say the robbery happened Saturday around 9 a.m.

They say the suspect went into the Chase Bank on Jerome Avenue, approached the teller and pulled out a black gun. They say the robber the fled with an unknown amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a 30-year-old male weighing 180 pounds and was last seen wearing a red jacket and blue jeans.