Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD
Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD
Cops are searching for the man who robbed this Chase bank in Flushing and another location in Jamaica Estates.

A bank robber in a bubble coat who swiped cash from a pair of branches in Flushing and Jamaica Estates last month remains on the lam, according to police.

Law enforcement sources said the perpetrator first visited the Chase bank located at 196-03 Northern Blvd. in the Auburndale section of Flushing at 1:55 p.m. on Nov. 23.

According to police, he presented a demand note to a teller, who then provided him with an undetermined sum of cash. The crook took the money and fled westbound on Northern Boulevard.

One week later, authorities said, the bandit showed up at another Chase bank, this one located at 184-01 Hillside Ave. in Jamaica Estates, at 2:58 p.m. on Nov. 30.

As he did in the first caper, police said, the suspect received an undetermined sum of money after handing over a demand note to a teller. The bandit was last observed fleeing the scene in a black Lincoln Town Car.

Officers from the 111th Precinct responded to the Flushing heist, while police from the 107th Precinct responded to the Jamaica Estates caper. No injuries were reported.

Police described the suspect as a black male between 6 feet 4 inches and 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black bubble coat and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding the robberies or the suspect’s whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
Bayside’s Marbella Restaurant celebrates 45 years of serving authentic Spanish food
Bayside’s Marbella Restaurant celebrates 45 years of serving authentic Spanish food
UPDATE: Man in Jackson Heights who showed a young girl porn on his phone still at large
UPDATE: Man in Jackson Heights who showed a young girl porn on his phone still at large
Popular Stories
Photo via Shutterstock
With Obamacare in doubt, New York eyes a single-payer healthcare system supported by Queens lawmaker
Photos courtesy of CNN/Parts Unknown
Dine at these restaurants to retrace Anthony Bourdain's footsteps on 'Parts Unknown' in Queens
Photo: Shutterstock
UPDATE: Male found dead in Queens' Alley Pond Park was stabbed 28 times, homicide probe underway


Skip to toolbar