Cops Seeking Suspect in Attempted Robbery

Incident on Metropolitan Avenue occurred last week.

are seeking a suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery on Metropolitan Avenue last week.

According to information released by the department, a suspect entered the Chase Bank at 74-03 Metropolitan Ave. in Middle Village Aug. 10 at 3:45 p.m and passed a note to a teller.

The note was a demand for cash, but the teller did not fork anything over. After being rebuffed, the suspect decided not to escalate things and high-tailed it out of the bank on foot. 

The suspect is described as six-feet-tall and between 175 and 200 pounds. He was wearing an unbuttoned black shirt with a white T-shirt underneath with sunglasses and a baseball cap.

If anyone has any information, they are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips at the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.


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