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Police looking for suspect who wore blue gloves to rob Maspeth bank


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A man dressed in all black, wearing blue gloves and donning sunglasses robbed a Maspeth bank Saturday morning, authorities said.

The suspect entered an Amalgamated Bank, located at 69-73 Grand Ave., at about 11:50 a.m. and demanded money from a teller, according to police. The teller complied and the suspect fled the bank with $873.

Authorities describe that suspect as a heavy-set white man, 40 to 50 years old and 5 feet 6 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black hat, black sunglasses, black sweatpants and blue gloves.

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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Maspeth bank robber wanted


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Police are looking for a man wanted in connection to a bank robbery in Maspeth last weekend.

The suspect entered the Amalgamated Bank at 69-73 Grand Avenue around 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 and approached a teller, said police. He verbally demanded and received cash from the employee, put it in a black plastic bag, then fled on foot northbound on 69th Lane.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 40 to 50 years old, approximately 5’6″, 250 pounds, with scruffy facial hair. He was wearing sunglasses, a black jacket, black pants, a baseball hat and latex gloves.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 

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