2016-03-09 / Front Page

Astoria Bank Robbed

Police are looking for the same suspect in connection with two bank robberies in Queens.

The suspect entered the Chase Bank at 61-09 Springfield Blvd. in Oakland Gardens, approached a teller and demanded money on February 2 at around 6 p.m.

Then on March 4 at 2 p.m. the same individual entered the Astoria Bank on 30th Avenue, approached a teller and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled with money again.

There were no reported injuries in either case.

The individual is described as a 29-year-old white man, with a beard and mustache, who is about 6 feet tall and 170 pounds, He has a light complexion, and was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, blue jeans and a black coat.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 800-577-TIPS.

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