Police search for Astoria bank robbery suspect

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ASTORIA — Police were hunting for a suspect who allegedly robbed a bank May 27, the NYPD said.

The suspect allegedly entered the HSBC Bank, at 22-15 43rd Ave., and passed a demand note to a teller before fleeing with $4,262, according to the NYPD.

There were no reported injuries and no weapons involved, police said.

The suspect was described by authorities as a 6-foot, 230-pound Hispanic man between 30 and 35 years old with a mustache and a heavy build.

He was last seen wearing a black baseball hat, blue jeans, white sneakers, a blue button-up shirt and dark sunglasses, according to cops.

Those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

Posted 12:29 pm, June 8, 2014
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anon from queens says:
That's a big guy. I am sure he will get caught!
June 8, 2014, 6:32 am
danny from jack.hts says:
Looks Like The Guy Who Was With The Man Who Robbed Armored car Carrier In Jack Hts !!
June 9, 2014, 10:49 am

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