Construction worker botches bank robbery in St. Albans
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A hard hat bandit is wanted by police after a poorly constructed bank robbery in St. Albans Wednesday. The construction crook, who looks like a stand-in for the 1970’s disco group “The Village People,” walked into Carver Federal Savings Bank on 115-02 Merrick Boulevard around 3:22 p.m. He approached the bank teller and passed a note […]

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Mysterious bank burglary in Rego Park remains unsolved as investigation deepens
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Customers are still unable to access the Rego Park bank where numerous safe deposit boxes were breached during a daring burglary last week. The NYPD-FBI Joint Bank Robbery Task Force wrapped up its formal on-site investigation, but now Maspeth Federal Savings officials are in the midst of their own inquiry into the break-in that occurred sometime between May 21 and 23. They […]

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Crook in construction gear fails to steal funds from a bank in Astoria, cops say
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This crooked construction worker left a bank job unfinished. Police are searching for an armed bandit disguised in construction gear who failed in his attempt to steal cash from an Astoria bank on Wednesday afternoon. Authorities said the botched heist took place at 3:40 p.m. on April 27 at the Sussex County Bank located at […]

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Robberies are fueling a large crime spike across the 114th Precinct in Astoria and LIC, cops say
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Crime is up 42 percent in the 114th Precinct over the last four weeks due in part to six active robbery patterns, Captain Peter Fortune, the precinct’s commanding officer said. The uptick in crime is from the period from February 22 through March 20 and crimes including robberies, felonies, grand larcenies and assaults are driving the increase, Fortune […]

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Wheelchair-bound man nabbed as Sunnyside bank robber: DA
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A wheelchair-bound Astoria man who robbed a bank last summer was the culprit in another bank robbery, this one in Sunnyside, on Monday, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. Kelvin Dennison, 23, of Astoria Boulevard allegedly entered a TD Bank at 41-01 Queens Blvd. on Monday afternoon and handed a bank teller a note stating, […]

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