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Suspect sought by cops in robbery of boro bank

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JACKSON HEIGHTS — The New York Police Department was seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who was wanted in connection with a bank robbery within the 115th Precinct, police said.

According to police, the suspect entered an Amalgamated Bank, at 78-01 37th Ave., July 19 around 3 p.m. and demanded money from a teller via a note. The teller complied and the suspect fled the bank with an unknown amount of money, police said.

Police described the suspect as a black man around 35 years old, standing 6 feet tall and weighing around 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white striped shirt with sunglasses and a blue baseball cap, police said.

There were no injuries sustained as a result of the incident, police said.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents was 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 by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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