Breaking News: Bank robbery at the Bank of America, 231 Beach 20 Street in Far Rockaway at 3:40 p.m. Police describe the robber as a male black, tall with a beard, wearing a gray hoodie over a green shirt with writing on it and a black hat. Fled in unknown direction on Beach 20 Street. Police officials have called a level one mobilization, bringing strategic response units from all over southern Queens to the site and have asked TD 23 to check both the Mott Avenue and Beach 25 Street subway stations for a suspect. Stay tuned to onrockaway.com for updates as they become available.
The 35th shooting event on the peninsula this year with a confirmed shots fired just after midnight on Friday morning at 51-32 Beach Channel Drive. Police say they are looking for a black male in his 20s wearing an orange sweatshirt.
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Posted at5 p.m. on July 26