Police nab suspected BX bank robber
(07/23/03) FORDHAM - Police have arrested the man they believe is responsible for robbing two banks in the Bronx.
Police say a Queens man made off with $3,000 after robbing two banks in the Bronx. They believe he is also responsible for nine other robberies throughout the city. In those robberies, police say the man made off with no money. In each incident, the man handed a note to the tellers and claimed he had a gun.
According to police, robberies in the Bronx and the city are up this year.