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Cops seek man in boro, Manhattan robberies

The NYPD was looking for a man suspected of robbing two banks, including one in downtown Flushing. Image courtesy NYPD
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FLUSHING — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man suspected of robbing two banks in the 7th and 109th precincts last week.

Police said the Asian, 180-pound, 30-to-35-year-old man was last seen wearing a black coat, black fedora hat and black sunglasses.

According to police records, the man passed a note demanding money to the teller at both the Chase Bank, at 109 Delancey St. in Manhattan, and the Capitol One Bank, at 41-60 Main St. Police said he received an undetermined amount of U.S. money only at the Capitol One location.

No injuries were reported, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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