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Gun-wielding man robs Chase bank in LIC Friday

July 31, 2017 Staff Report

A man brandishing a gun held up a bank in Long Island City Friday and made off with $10,000 in cash, police said.

The suspect entered Chase bank at 25-15 Queens Plaza North, near 27th Street, around 5:50 p.m. and pulled out a gun and handed a note to a teller demanding money. The teller complied.

The alleged perpetrator then fled westbound on Queens Plaza North.

The suspect is described as black, and about 5 foot 4 inches tall. He was seen wearing a grey shirt, a black baseball cap and grey sweatpants.

The same bank was robbed in January.

 

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HC

Yes, because having tall criminals is widely known as a source of pride for any neighborhood.

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Annie

You’ve been struck by, you’ve been struck by, a short criminal! (Tall criminals are easier to spot, duh!)

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HC

Its more bullet-resistant than bullet proof. But most tellers comply because of potential harm to employees not behind the glass and clients who are doing business there.

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Anonymous

there is a homeless shelter called the “Verde” it was a hotel — JVB was all in favor of this and non of the constitutents knew anything about it —

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Johnny

Anonymous – You need to get your facts straight. The “Verde” or as others call it The Verve is a woman’s shelter.

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MRLIC

Remember Dumblasio and Police Commissioner O’Neill telling us CRIME IS DOWN !!!!!!!!!!! What a JOKE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. As I always say : LOOK UP COMPSTAT and see how they can fudge the numbers.

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