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Astoria bank robbed by man in a wheelchair

The NYPD said this man robbed the Santander

The NYPD said this man robbed the Santander Bank on Broadway in Astoria on Monday, June 29. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the NYPD

A man in a wheelchair robbed an Astoria bank on Monday afternoon and is still at large, the NYPD said.

The NYPD said the suspect passed a note demanding cash at Santander Bank at 37-10 Broadway. The suspect received $1,212 in cash and then fled westbound in the wheelchair on Broadway, the NYPD said.

The suspect is in his 20s and wore a gray hoodie, the NYPD said. No arrests have been made.


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