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NYPD: Man attempts to rob bank in Queens Plaza, leaves empty-handed

Feb. 28, 2017 Staff Report

Police are searching for a man who tried to rob a bank in Long Island City last week.

According to the report, a man entered the Chase Bank at 25-15 Queens Plaza last Wednesday at about 1:10 pm and passed the teller a note demanding money.

The teller refused to comply and walked away from the window. The suspect then fled the premises.

The suspect is described as a 45- to 55-year-old black man, about 5’8 and 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a waist-length black jacket, blue jeans and a baseball hat.

The same bank was robbed in a similar way in January by a man who got away with about $1,000.

Police have released a photo of the suspect and anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.


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must have been one scary note!

bulletproof glass in place to defend against such attempts.. how did this same method work previously?


It seems this bank will be robbed every month the way it is going. Crime is down —-SURE it is. Just look up COMPSTAT and see how they Fudge the numbers.


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