Woodside bank robber wanted

bank robber
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Police are looking for a man who they say robbed a Chase Bank in Woodside on Saturday morning.

The suspect walked into the branch at 59-26 Woodside Ave., near 60th Street, about 11:35 a.m., approached a teller and demanded money, police said. The teller handed over an undetermined amount of cash and the suspect fled.

Authorities described the suspect as a white man, 6 feet 2 inches tall and 200 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.


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