Attempted Robbery At Queens Blvd. Chase Bank

Man passed teller a note demanding cash, left without money.

at 104-17 Queens Blvd. in Forest Hills was struck by an attempted bank robbery Thursday morning,

According to police, a man entered the bank at shortly after 9 a.m. wearing all black and passed the teller a note demanding cash.

The teller refused, and the man fled the location without any proceeds in an unknown direction.

Several squad cars were at the scene Thursday morning, and a helicopter circled overhead looking for the suspect.

One area resident said he saw “tons of police” in the area, blocking off the streets approaching the intersection while walking his dogs.

So far, no arrests have been made in connection with the incident, according to police.

OOmpa Loompa February 26, 2012 at 11:38 PM
I was near this bank going to an orthondontist appointment and there was an NYPD helicopter above me. It seemed like it was following me, maybe because I was wearing a black jacket. Now I know, thanks Patch! :)
Alexandra March 01, 2012 at 08:31 PM
Was he armed? I would be scared to death if I was the teller.


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