Gun-Toting Robber Hits Greenpoint, Williamsburg, and Jackson Heights
A man has robbed five Brooklyn and Queens businesses at gunpoint, and cops want your help bringing this jerk to justice.
Police say that he began his crime spree on Sept. 25, around 12:15 a.m., when he stormed into a Greenpoint Dunkin Donuts at 356 McGuiness Boulevard, shot a gun, and fled with cash.
The suspected perp then hit a Williamsburg Capital One Bank, located at 185 Broadway, on Oct. 18.
On Dec. 7, cops say he attacked a Long Island City HSBC located at 22-15 43rd Avenue, where he fired a round into the ceiling before running away.
Then, on Jan. 6, he busted into a Jackson Heights Sovereign Bank, located at 75-15 31st Avenue, sticking a gun against an employee's back before leaving with money.
The man was last seen on Jan. 28, when he robbed a Hollis Chase Bank, located at 205-19 Hillside Avenue.
Cops describe the suspect as a 25-year-old Hispanic male. This is the second time they're asking for help pinning down his whereabouts.
They say he is 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-8 and has a mustache and beard. He was last seen wearing a green baseball cap, dark sunglasses, blue long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, brown boots, and carrying a gun.
Look familiar? Then call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 and then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
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