FBI Seeks Public’s Assistance in Another Armed Bank Robbery
|FBI New York December 21, 2010|
On Monday, December 20, 2010, at approximately 11:08 a.m., a Chase Bank located at 47-11 Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside, New York, was robbed by an armed gunman. The individual displayed a black firearm and demanded money from the teller. The robber obtained a significant amount of cash.
The FBI’s Joint Bank Robbery Task Force is currently looking for a white male approximately 45 years of age, 6 feet tall, and 180 pounds. He was seen wearing a tan construction jacket and dark jeans.
“We have seen a number of armed robberies over the past week. These are dangerous crimes and we need the public to look closely at these individuals so we can bring them to justice. The FBI is offering a cash reward for anyone who can provide information that will lead to an arrest in this case,” said Special Agent Richard Kolko.
Information can be submitted anonymously, and anyone knowing the identity of this individual is encouraged to call the FBI at 212-384-1000.
The robbery is being investigated by the Joint Bank Robbery Task Force, which is composed of FBI agents and NYPD detectives. Operating since 1979, it is the longest continually operating task force in the history of the FBI and investigates major violent crime.