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Crooks smash into Howard Beach bank vault, make off with $400G

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Crooks smash into Howard Beach bank vault, make off with $400G

Taking a page from the blockbuster movie "The Bank Job," crooks smashed their way into a Howard Beach bank vault over the Easter weekend, grabbing cash and emptying safe deposit boxes.

 

The real-life thieves bored their way into the Sovereign Bank on Queens' Cross Bay Blvd. by breaking through a concrete wall from the building next door, police said.

 

"This is more sophisticated than the average burglary," one law enforcement source said.

 

Full story: nydailynews_logo.gif icon_offsite.png - March 25, 2008

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Wow I pass by that bank a lot. Hope they find who did it. By the way, how did they get into the save deposit boxes when you need two keys?

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If you watched "The Bank Job" the way they opened the boxes, the robbers probably did the same thing.

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