Police: Man accused of robbing Cypress Hills bank of $2,000

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Police are on a hunt for a man accused of robbing a bank in Cypress Hills this weekend.

Police tell News 12 the man held up a Citi Bank on 80 Jamaica Ave. around 1 p.m. Saturday.

They say the suspect passed a note to the teller demanding money.

He got away with $2,000 in cash before running westbound along Jamaica Avenue.

Police describe him as around 45 years old and about five feet seven inches tall.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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