Suit-clad man steals $78K in Bronx shootout - Metro US

Suit-clad man steals $78K in Bronx shootout

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Authorities are searching for a suit-wearing man who reportedly fled with bags of cash after a Bronx shootout stemming from an armored car robbery Tuesday.

An armored car guard was loading approximately $78,000 into a vehicle on Westchester Avenue in Soundview around 11 a.m., NBCreported, when the man in the suit approached, pulled a gun and demanded money.

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A shootout ensued, but no one was injured, NBC added. The armored car guards took cover before the man in the suit grabbed bags of cash and jumped into a red Honda that sped away.

The investigation is ongoing.

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