Man in wheelchair robs bank in New York, makes getaway

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Man In Wheelchair Robs NY Bank

NEW YORK (AP) — It may not have been the fastest getaway, but police are searching for a man in a wheelchair who robbed a bank in New York City.

It happened at the Santander Bank in Queens shortly after 2 p.m. Monday.

Police say a man in his late 20s and wearing a grey hoodie wheeled into the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding cash. After receiving over $1,200 in bills, police say the suspect then fled westbound on Broadway in the wheelchair.

He remains at large.

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FILE - This Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 photo shows a branch of Santander bank, in New York. The Federal Reserve on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 announced it is barring the U.S. divisions of Spain’s Santander and Germany’s Deutsche Bank from paying any dividends, saying their planning for financial risks is inadequate. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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