Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD

Cops need your help in finding the bandit who robbed a bank in Maspeth on Friday afternoon.

Police said the perpetrator walked into the Valley National Bank at 64-01 Grand Ave. at 2:35 p.m. on Aug. 17, approached a teller and handed over a demand note.

Seconds later, the suspect received $800 in cash from the employee, then exited the bank and headed westbound on Grand Avenue.

Officers from the 104th Precinct responded to the incident; there were no injuries.

Later on Friday night, police obtained and released an image of the crook taken from a security camera inside the bank. Cops described the suspect as a white man between 25 and 30 years of age with a thin build, standing about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds. He was last observed wearing a gray baseball cap, sunglasses and a light-colored polo shirt.

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Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA), visit the Crime Stoppers website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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