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Man Robs Sunnyside Bank of $1,200, Remains on the Run: NYPD

Suspect wanted for a robbery that took place at a Capital One Bank branch in Sunnyside Saturday (Photo: NYPD)

May 31, 2022 By Czarinna Andres

Police are searching for a man who robbed a Capital One Bank branch in Sunnyside of more than $1,200 Saturday and remains on the run.

The NYPD has released video of a man who allegedly entered the 40-20 Queens Blvd. branch at around 9:30 a.m. and handed over a threatening note to the teller demanding money.

The note, according to the NYPost, read: “THIS IS A BANK ROBBERY. I HAVE A GUN. NO ALARM – OR I WILL SHOOT. NO DYE PACK — OR I WILL SHOOT. Give ME 100 dollar BILLS and 50 doLLAR BiLLS. I HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE.”

The teller handed the suspect $1,220, according to police. The alleged perpetrator then fled the bank in a yellow cab, which he exited a few blocks away. He then fled on foot. There were no injuries stemming from the robbery.

The suspect is described as being approximately 45-55 years old, approximately 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds.

The alleged robber was last seen wearing a black long sleeve shirt, dark colored jeans, black sneakers and black baseball hat.

Anyone with information in regard 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).

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