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Man robs Investor’s Bank in Maspeth: NYPD

Police were on the look out for a suspect in connection with a Maspeth bankrobbery.
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By Naeisha Rose

The NYPD was searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery that occurred Monday in Maspeth.

Police said the suspect walked into Investor’s Bank, located at 69-71 Grand Ave., and approached a 30-year-old male teller, passing him a note demanding money. The teller complied and the suspect fled with approximately $1,165.

Authorities said there were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

Police described the suspect as a white male who is approximately 5 feet, 9 inches tall and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray fleece sweatshirt, dark pants, gray sneakers, a winter hat, gray scarf and black gloves.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

Reach reporter Naeisha Rose by e-mail at nrose@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4573.

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