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Police search for suspect in LIC bank robbery

LONG ISLAND CITY — The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with the robbery of a Sovereign Bank in Long Island City.

Police say the male displayed a black handgun and demanded money from a bank employee on Feb. 2 a little after 1:40 p.m. The robber fled on foot in an unknown direction with an unknown amount of cash.

No injuries were reported.

Police said the thief is a man in his 20s or 30s and approximately 6−foot−2 and 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a knit cap, dark jacket, gloves, blues jeans and sneakers.

Anyone with information can call the NYPD’s Crimestoppers hotline at 1−800−577−TIPS. Individuals may also text their tips to 274637 and enter TIP577.

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