In a most unusual theft in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, someone broke into a bank in the middle of the night and stole safe deposit boxes from inside a vault.
Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who used duplicate debit cards at ATMs to steal hundreds of dollars from other people’s bank accounts in Lower Manhattan and on Staten Island.
Patrick Considine, 48, was taken into custody by the FBI and NYPD on Tuesday at around 2 a.m. in Queens, the FBI said.
The suspect, whose nickname is derived from a Gatsby hat he often wears, is wanted in at least three banked robberies, authorities said.
The hoodie-wearing suspect walked into a Santander Bank branch in Jackson Township, N.J. Wednesday and gave the teller a note that demanded cash.
The suspect entered the Santander Bank at 1062 Third Avenue around noon and handed the teller a note demanding cash.