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Police seek suspect in bank robbery in Briarwood

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BRIARWOOD — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man suspected of robbing a bank May 4.

According to the NYPD, the suspect entered the Melrose Credit Union, at 139-30 Queens Blvd., verbally demanded an undetermined amount of money. After a teller handed over money, the suspect then fled eastbound on foot along Queens Boulevard.

Police described the suspect as a white man in his 40s, 5-foot-9 with a medium build with a light beard and wearing a tan and blue jacket, blue pants and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8447), submit tips online at or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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