Police look for suspect in Flushing burglaries

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man wanted in connection to two Queens bank robberies.

The first robbery happened Nov. 8 at an Apple Bank in Flushing, police said. The suspect entered the bank, handed the teller a note demanding money and took off with $639 in cash, according to cops.

In the second robbery, police said the suspect entered an Astoria Federal Savings Bank Jan. 11, handed the teller a note again and fled with $1,122.

Both robberies took place in broad daylight shortly after noon, police said.

The NYPD described the suspect as 30 to 35 years old, black, 6 feet tall and weighing 220 to 240 pounds. Police said the suspect was last seen wearing a dark knit cap, a dark jacket and a hooded sweatshirt.

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.

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