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NYPD: Bank Robbery Suspect Dressed As Postal Worker During Heists

(credit: NYPD)

(credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The NYPD is looking for a man who robbed two banks in Queens wearing a postal uniform.

Police said the man walked into a Capital One bank at 9:01 a.m. Monday, handed the teller a note and brandished a gun, then made off with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police believe the same person robbed a second Capital One bank nearby 10 minutes later. He showed off a gun the second time and made off with more cash.

The suspect was described as a man wearing glasses and a postal uniform.

It’s not clear if the suspect was a U.S. Postal Service employee or if he was just wearing a uniform as a disguise.

An unknown amount of money taken from both banks. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.

The investigation is ongoing.

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