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Cops seek man in 105th Precinct bank robbery

Police are seeking a suspect, wanted for allegedly robbing a bank in Maspeth. Image courtesy NYPD
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MASPETH — The NYPD was looking for help in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for a bank robbery that occurred within the 108th Precinct, police said.

According to police, a 6-foot black man in his 40s walked into the Chase Bank, at 54-12 48th St. in Maspeth, around 2 p.m. May 30 and handed one teller a note demanding money. Police also said the note stated he had a firearm.

The suspect then revealed a silver and black firearm, police said, before the teller handed him an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect fled westbound on 54th Avenue, police said.

Officers described the man as wearing a light blue shirt, jeans, a black baseball hat and sunglasses.

The NYPD asks that anyone with information in regards to this case call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 and then entering TIP577.

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