FBI Seeks ‘7-Second Bandit’ In Bensonhurst Bank Heist

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Old habits apparently die hard.

The FBI believes 43-year-old Jack Mannino — the so-called “Seven Second Bandit” — is back in business.

Mannino was released from federal prison last July after serving more than 10 years for a series of bank robberies in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island during a five-month spree in 1999.

“It looks like he’s back at it,” FBI spokesman Peter Donald told 1010 WINS.

The FBI believes Mannino and an accomplice robbed a Capitol One Bank at 7120 New Utrecht in Bensonhurst last Thursday at 6 p.m.

The pair brandished a weapon and took the bank by force, the FBI said, and took off with a “significant” amount of money.

A FBI spokesman said the robbery took less than two minutes.

Mannino was last seen wearing black wind pants, a gray hooded sweatshirt, and a dark leather jacket.

The FBI describes the second suspect as a balding white man with glasses in his 40s, standing about 5-feet-6-inches and 5-feet-7-inches, and weighing 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black hooded sweatshirt, and a green or beige jacket.

suspect 2 FBI Seeks 7 Second Bandit In Bensonhurst Bank Heist

Jack Mannino's alleged accomplice (credit: FBI)

The FBI said there is a significant reward for a tip that breaks the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 212-384-1000.

  • Banks do not care

    The banks deserved to get robbed.They refuse to hire armed guards due to cost and refuse to protect tellers with bullet proof partitions.Police commiissioner Ray Kelly spoke about this many times.Seems the banks do not mind to lose a few bucks here and there and pass the cost on to us stupid customers.

  • Peter

    some people never change he must like prison because he will be going back soon.

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