Saturday, January 9, 2010

Robbery at Capital One Bank in Howard Beach - Queens Chronicle

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Police placed tape around Capital One Bank in Howard Beach after a robbery last Wednesday afternoon.

An unidentified white male made off with $620 in cash after robbing Capital One Bank on Crossbay Boulevard last Wednesday, police said.

According to accounts, the suspect passed a note through a bank teller’s window shortly before 2 p.m. The teller gave him the money and he escaped. Upon seeing the man drive off recklessly, a woman in the parking lot called 911 and reported his license plate information and a description of his vehicle.

The suspect is described as 5-feet-9 to 5-feet-10 and wearing a hat pulled down over his face.