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Police looking for man who allegedly placed skimming devices on two ATMs

97-33 Queens Blvd

June 6, 2017 Staff Report

The police are searching for a man who has allegedly placed skimming devices on two neighborhood ATMs in recent months.

The latest incident took place in Rego Park on May 3, when the suspect allegedly placed a skimming device at the ATM of Astoria Bank, located at 97-33 Queens Boulevard. According to police, the ATM was not used while the device was in place.

Suspect (NYPD)

This incident comes one month after the suspect allegedly placed a device at an ATM at 63-62 108th Street, another Astoria Bank branch. The skimming device was found on Saturday, April 8.

The suspect is described as black or Hispanic, with light complexion.

Anyone with information is asked to crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

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