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Robber of Flushing bank sought by police

The NYPD is looking for a suspect in connection with a robbery of Bank of America branch in downtown Flushing. Images courtesy NYPD
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FLUSHING — The NYPD was looking to identify a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted bank robbery within the 109th Precinct.

According to police, the suspect entered the 39-12 Main St. Bank of America around noon Monday before passing a demand note and verbally demanding money. The suspect then backed away from the counter and fled southbound on Roosevelt Avenue, police said.

Police described the suspect as a white male in his 20s at about 5-foot-9 and 165 pounds. He was wearing a green wind breaker, blue jeans and brown boots, police said.

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

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Fritz from Jamaica says:
The suspect pictured above is JOHN LOPEZ, a repeat criminal offender .
May 7, 2012, 1:19 am
L from Queens village says:
Yo fritz why you name dropping like you the police you —— throwin —— names out there like that
June 5, 2012, 1:57 pm
eddie from glen oaks says:
thats wassup fritz,cleanin up these scumbags one at a time.yo doesnt that jon lopez dude be fukin wit lil girls?
Aug. 12, 2012, 10:20 pm

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