Thursday 29 September 2016

Wheelchair thief on-the-roll after robbing over $1,200 from New York bank

Published 30/06/2015 | 11:29

Wheel Chair (Photo By Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
Wheel Chair (Photo By Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

It may not have been the fastest getaway, but police are trying to brake the case of a man in a wheelchair who robbed a New York City bank.

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The robbery happened at the Santander bank in Queens, shortly after 2pm local time.

A man in his late 20s and wearing a grey hoodie wheeled himself into the bank and passed a note to the cashier demanding money.

After receiving more than $1,200 (€1072), he fled westbound on Broadway in the wheelchair and remains at large.

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