Suspect Identified In Staten Island Bank Robbery
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Tuesday identified a suspect in a bank robbery last week on Staten Island.
The robbery happened around 5:10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, police said. The suspect walked into a TD Bank branch at 1600 Forest Ave. on the cusp of the Elm Park and Westerleigh sections of Staten Island, and handed the teller a note demanding cash, police said.
The teller handed over an unspecified sum of cash, and the robber left, police said. No one was injured in the robbery.
Police have identified Mark Leaks Jr., of an unspecified age and address, as the suspect in the robbery. Police released Leaks’ photo on Tuesday.
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.
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