UPDATE: Prolific Queens bank robber strikes another Chase bank in Glendale

This bank robber hit a Chase bank in Glendale on Monday afternoon, Dec. 19.
Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD


This bandit’s unending “Chase” for money continues.

A man suspected of robbing four different Chase branches across Queens struck again this week, swiping cash from a location in Glendale, police announced on Tuesday night.

Law enforcement sources said the crook paid a visit to the Chase bank located at 71-04 Woodhaven Blvd. at Metropolitan Avenue at 3:04 p.m. on Monday afternoon, Dec. 19.

As in the previous robberies, authorities noted, the bandit presented a demand note to the teller. The bank employee then handed him an undetermined sum of cash, then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

According to police, the first robbery took place on Friday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. The suspect entered a Chase Bank at 144-17 Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens and removed $2,100 in cash.

On Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 1:55 p.m., the individual entered a Chase Bank in Flushing, located at 196-03 Northern Blvd., and removed $5,000 in cash.

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, the suspect entered a Chase Bank located at 184-01 Hillside Ave. in Jamaica at 2:58 p.m. and removed $4,620 in cash.

Finally, at 3:15 p.m. on Dec. 14, the bandit went to the Chase Bank located at 111-18 Liberty Ave. in Ozone Park and walked away with $1,000 in cash.

The suspect is described as a male, black, approximately 35 years old, between six foot five inches and six foot seven inches, approximately 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black waist length jacket, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish speakers, dial 888-57-PISTA), visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.