Thursday, October 3, 2013

Bandits Make Off with Tablet, Ca$h

By Dan Gesslein

BRONX, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 3- Cops are looking for robbers who made off with a tablet and cash in two unrelated incidents. 

A pair of robbers ripped off a cabbie of his Galaxy Tablet on October 2. The driver picked up the pair at the corner of East Tremont and Williamsbridge Road. Cops released surveillance video inside the cab of the men they said beat the driver and took his mobile device. 

Investigators in Belmont are looking for a bank robber who stuck up an Arthur Avenue branch. At around 1:55 p.m. on September 14, the man walked into the Chase Bank slipped the teller a note demanding cash. The teller handed over $5,000 and the bandit fled. 

The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s who is 5 foot 11. He has a thin build and was seen wearing a camouflage hat, dark sunglasses, blue jeans, a light blue button-down shirt and black high top sneakers.

Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS. he public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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