“Peek-a-Boo Perpetrator” Wanted for Bank Robberies
|FBI New York January 29, 2010|
The New York FBI Joint Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who is now suspected in two armed bank robberies and two attempted bank robberies. The first two robberies occurred within the confines of the 105th and 111th Precincts in Queens, New York, to include: two QUEENS COUNTY SAVINGS BANKS, located at 247-53 Jamaica Avenue, on Friday, 01/22/2010 and 224-04 Union Turnpike, on Monday, 01/25/2010. The attempted robberies both occurred on Thursday 01/28/2010 at CHASE BANK 196-03 Northern Blvd, Flushing, and QUEENS COUNTY SAVINGS BANK at 156-02 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach.
After approaching either a customer service representative or branch manager, the “Peek-a-Boo Perpetrator” produces a hoax device, displays a handgun, and demands cash. He is described as a black male, 35-45 years of age, approximately 6’2”, 180 lbs, wearing a dark trench coat, black wool cap, black dress pants, black shoes, and brown frame glasses with tint.
Any information regarding this subject should be immediately reported to: The FBI/NYPD Joint Bank Robbery Task Force at (212) 384-5000 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-577-TIPS. There is a reward for information leading to his arrest.
"The public can provide assistance by forwarding information regarding this individual. If anyone recognizes this person, contact law enforcement," said Special Agent Richard Kolko.
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