Home
 
Choose Your City
Change City

Man dressed as construction worker tries to rob Queens bank: Police

The suspect took out a gun and demanded money, but ran away empty handed.

Police say the suspect was dressed in full construction clothing including a hard NYPD

Police are looking for a suspect who attempted to rob an Astoria bank Wednesday afternoon while dressed in full construction gear.

On April 27 at about 3:40 p.m. the suspect — described as a black man between 25 and 35 years old — entered the Sussex County Bank, located at 26-21 Astoria Blvd., according to authorities.

The man then took out a gun while he demanded money, police said, but ran away westbound on Astoria Boulevard empty handed.

RELATED:Bronx woman charged with mugging blind 103-year-old

RelatedArticles

The NYPD — who released surveillance images of the man — describes him to be between 5 feet 10 inches and 5 feet 11 inches tall, and about 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a hard hat, reflective vest, a dust mask, gloves and dark sunglasses.

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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 
 
You Might Also Like