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Cops hunt for suspect in connection with robbery of Astoria bank

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ASTORIA — The NYPD was searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred last week at an Astoria bank.

It was reported to police that on Saturday, Sept. 8, at approximately 10:40 a.m., an unidentified male entered Alma Bank at 41-02 Broadway and handed a bank teller a note demanding money. The teller complied and the suspect fled on foot eastbound on Broadway toward 42nd Street with approximately $3,000.

Police described the suspect as approximately 30-40 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, Hispanic with a light complexion, brown eyes and a slim build who was last seen wearing a blue polo, blue jeans, black shoes and a black baseball hat.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

All calls are strictly confidential.

— TimesLedger Staff

Posted 12:00 am, September 15, 2018
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OBSERVER says:
check the surveillance cameras around the area and follow him through there new york's FULL OF CCTV's.
Sept. 15, 4:20 am
JJK from Bay Terrace says:
Deport him
Sept. 15, 8:28 am

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