Police search for suspect wanted in connection with Fresh Meadows bank robbery: NYPD

Police were searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery at Amalgamated Bank in Fresh Meadows.
By Carlotta Mohamed

FRESH MEADOWS — The NYPD was searching for a male suspect in connection with a robbery at a bank in Fresh Meadows last week.

According to the NYPD, on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 10:10 a.m., the suspect entered Amalgamated Bank — located at 70-23 Parsons Blvd. — and approached the bank teller, demanding money.

The teller gave the individual an undetermined amount of money and the suspect fled the location on foot westbound over Parsons Boulevard, police said.

Authorities described the suspect as a black male in his 40s, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, and 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing full black attire, including a black kufi cap, black eyeglasses, a black hooded jacket, black slacks, and black dress shoes. He was also carrying a black backpack, according to police.

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.

All calls are strictly confidential.

— Carlotta Mohamed

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