Bank robber strikes at Ridgewood Savings Bank

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The Ridgewood Savings Bank at 65-01 Myrtle Avenue was robbed yesterday afternoon, Det. Thomas Bell from the NYPD 104th Precinct confirmed.

According to Bell this incident occurred around 3:21 p.m. The suspect entered the bank and passed the teller a note demanding money. The teller handed over approximately $6,200 and the suspect fled the scene. No weapon was displayed at any point.

The suspect was described as possibly a Hispanic female, 5’7, 140 pounds, 18-20 years old wearing a black knit hat, black jacket and red flannel pants.

In an unrelated incident, two individuals were arrested for shoplifting at the nearby CVS pharmacy, located at 68-02 Myrtle Avenue.

Surveillance footage of the suspect.

(Edited to include new details released by DCPI)


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