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NYPD: Man Robs Jackson Heights Bank at Knifepoint Monday

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Nov. 9, 2017 By Christian Murray

The police are looking for a man armed with a knife who allegedly robbed a Jackson Heights bank Monday.

The suspect entered Sterling National Bank at 72-35 Broadway at around 4: 15 p.m. Nov. 6 and passed a noted to the teller demanding money and displayed a knife.

The teller complied and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. He then fled the location northbound on 73 Street.

The suspect is described as being a light skinned male with a beard and mustache; last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, a tan overcoat, a dark colored scarf, blue jeans and light colored shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

The location was previously an Astoria Bank branch. Astoria Bank merged with Sterling earlier this year.

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