Police hunt for man behind pair of bank robberies

BROOKLYN - Police are looking for a man who they say is behind a pair of bank robberies, first in Brooklyn and then across the border in Queens.

According to authorities, the suspect walked into the Capital Bank at 185 Broadway in October, showed a gun and passed a note to a teller demanding cash. Officers say the same man walked into an HSBC bank in Queens on Dec. 7, fired a shot to the ceiling and demanded cash.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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