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Bank Robbery in Jamaica


| mpantelidis@queenscourier.com

The woman police say robbed the Chase Bank in Jamaica on November 1.

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for a bank robbery that occurred at the Chase Bank, located at 90-14 Jamaica Avenue, within the confines of the 102nd Precinct.

On Tuesday, November 1, at approximately 2:26 p.m., the suspect, described as a white female in her 30’s with blonde hair, entered the Chase Bank, approached a teller and demanded cash. The suspect threatened that she was in possession of a gun, but never displayed the weapon. The teller then handed over an undetermined amount of money, after which the suspect fled the bank. She was last seen walking westbound on Jamaica Avenue.

            The suspect is said to be approximately 5’08” and weigh roughly 150 pounds. She was last seen wearing eye glasses, a black and white Adidas nylon top and blue jeans.

The NYPD is requesting that anyone with information regarding this incident call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 577 TIPS (8477). 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.