The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and apprehending a man wanted for a bank robbery in Maspeth on April 18.
Police said the man entered the branch of Maspeth Federal Savings Bank located at 56-18 69 St., at approximately 5:45 p.m.
He walked up to the window, passed the teller a note stating that he had a bomb and demanded money.
The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash. He stuffed the money into a Modell’s bag and fled south on foot along 69th Street toward Flushing Avenue.
The man is described as white, 18 to 20 years old and weighing 140 to 170 pounds. He was wearing sunglasses, a black baseball cap; a white, buttoned-down collared shirt; and a dark-colored zippered jacket: and had one white and black baseball batting glove on his right hand.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800)-577-TIPS (8477). The public also can submit tips by logging onto nypdcrimestoppers.com by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.