Astoria Federal Savings Bank

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Police: Taxi Driver Unwittingly Gave Long Island Bank Robber A Getaway

According to police, the male suspect walked into the Astoria Federal Savings Bank located at 3535 Long Beach Rd. in Oceanside on Friday and gave the teller a note demanding cash.

06/07/2014

The "Gatsby Bandit" seen at the Astoria Federal Savings Bank in Queens on May 16, 2014 (left) and at the Investors Bank in Queens on May 12, 2014 (right). (credit: FBI)

FBI: ‘Gatsby Bandit’ Arrested, Charged In Manhattan Bank Robbery

Patrick Considine, 48, was taken into custody by the FBI and NYPD on Tuesday at around 2 a.m. in Queens, the FBI said.

06/04/2014

The "Gatsby Bandit" seen at the Astoria Federal Savings Bank in Queens on May 16, 2014 (left) and at the Investors Bank in Queens on May 12, 2014 (right). (credit: FBI)

FBI: ‘Gatsby Bandit’ Sought In Series Of Queens Bank Robberies

The suspect, whose nickname is derived from a Gatsby hat he often wears, is wanted in at least three banked robberies, authorities said.

05/28/2014