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Bundled-up bandit swipes cash from a bank in Maspeth – QNS.com

Bundled-up bandit swipes cash from a bank in Maspeth

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He didn’t just dress for the weather; he also dressed for crime.

Cops need your help in finding a man who swiped more than a thousand dollars from a bank in Maspeth earlier this week.

Law enforcement sources said the crook walked into the Investors Bank located at 69-71 Grand Ave. at 3:52 p.m. on Jan. 16 and approached a 30-year-old teller. The bandit provided the worker with a note demanding cash.

The employee complied with the request and handed to the suspect $1,165, police said. The thief then took off in an unknown direction.

Officers from the 104th Precinct responded to the robbery; there were no injures.

Police described the bandit as a white man standing 5 foot 9 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds who was last seen wearing a winter hat, a gray scarf, gray fleece sweatshirt, dark pants, gray sneakers and black gloves.

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Anyone with information regarding the robber’s whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, 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.

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