Bank Robbery

Suspect Wanted for Attempted Bank Robberies, Including at Essex Crossing

Posted January 7, 2022 at 5:02 am

A would-be bank robber struck three times this week within a 24-hour period, police said. Banks targeted span the Lower East Side to Midtown and Williamsburg. The method each time was the same, albeit unsuccessful. The suspect reportedly passed a note to the teller demanding $2,000 in cash. The first attempt was Wednesday at the […]

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Grand Street Bank Robber Fled to Brooklyn in Cab Before Arrest [Updated]

Last modified August 10, 2019 at 8:20 am

A man stole a bag of cash yesterday morning from the TD Bank in the Zarin building on Grand Street before fleeing to Brooklyn, police said. The thief – purportedly a 50-year-old Hispanic man, according to the Citizen app – grabbed approximately $600 in currency before hailing a cab to Brooklyn. He reportedly slipped the […]

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Cops Nab Perp After 3 Failed Bank Robbery Attempts on the Lower East Side

Last modified July 20, 2017 at 7:16 am

The twenty-two-year-old perpetrator behind a trio of unsuccessful Lower East Side robbery attempts was nabbed yesterday, police said. His name is Richard Callison of Oradell, NJ.  The man, who donned a fisherman hat and sunglasses, first hit the Bank of America at Delancey and Ludlow Streets on Tuesday afternoon. He allegedly passed a note demanding […]

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July 4 Bandits Plunder Banco Popular on Delancey During Fireworks Show

Posted July 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The great Delancey Street bank robbery of 2014 transpired on July 4. One word – “Amurica.” It was something straight from a movie script. A group of thieves capitalized on the collective patriotism of July 4 by scaling the Banco Popular at 134 Delancey, and sawing through its roof. The heist was reportedly timed to […]

East West Bank on Bowery Robbed Yesterday

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:08 pm

The increased police presence on lower Bowery, near Canal Street, is not without reason.

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