Suspect sought in string of Queens bank robberies


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Photos courtesy of NYPD
Photos courtesy of NYPD

Cops are  looking for a man who they say robbed three banks across Queens this fall.

During each incident the suspect passes a demand note and flees with cash, said police.

The first robbery took place inside of the Flushing Savings Bank at 188-08 Hollis Court Boulevard in Flushing on October 25. He then robbed a Chase Bank at 47-11 Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside and a second Chase Bank location at 31-05 30th Avenue in Astoria on November 25, said cops.

Police described the suspect as a white male last seen wearing a black ski cap, black jacket, eyeglasses and carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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