Man steals cash from a Chase Bank in Sunnyside

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Police are looking for a man who robbed a Chase Bank in Sunnyside on Tuesday.

The man entered the bank at 47-11 Queens Blvd. at approximately 5:54 p.m. and gave a teller a note demanding money, police said. The teller gave the suspect an undetermined amount of cash and the man fled westbound on Queens Boulevard.

The suspect is described as a male, approximately 6 feet, 3 inches tall, 240 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue baseball hat, dark sunglasses, dark blue T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.


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