Fake Armored Truck Guard Steals $15K in Queens

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    The search is on for this man, accused of disguising himself as an armored truck guard and stealing $15,000 from a Queens check-cashing business. (Published Thursday, Jul 28, 2011)

    The NYPD says a man dressed as an armored truck guard walked out of a check-cashing business with $15,000 in cash.

    Police say the suspect walked into Lorenzo's Enterprises in Queens last week, said he was there for a pickup and was handed the cash.

    They say he was wearing a GARDA Armored Courier uniform.

    The Daily News reports that workers at the check-cashing place didn't suspect anything until an actual guard showed up hours later from the same armored truck company.

    The suspect remains at large.