Police seek man who robbed Capitol One Bank

Police released surveillance images of a suspect wanted in a bank robbery of the College Point branch of Capital One. Images courtesy NYPD
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COLLEGE POINT — The New York Police Department was looking for the public’s assistance in identifying one suspect wanted for a bank robbery within the 109th Precinct, police said.

According to police, a white male in his early 30s entered the Capitol One Bank, at 122-03 14th Ave., around 10:30 a.m. Sept. 17, passed a brown bag to a bank teller and demanded money. The teller refused and the suspect then retrieved the brown bag and fled on foot eastbound on the Van Wyck Expressway service road toward Queens Boulevard, police said.

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

The NYPD described the suspect as 5-foot-9 with a medium build and being clean shaven and last seen wearing a brown jacket, blue jeans, dark sunglasses and a gray cap.

Anyone with information on the incident was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS, by submitting tips online at or by texting tips to 274637 and entering TIP577.

Posted 5:27 pm, September 26, 2012
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Cleo from College Point says:
What's the point of having a security camera if the image is so blurry?
Oct. 5, 2012, 7:02 pm

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