Cops seek would-be Bensonhurst bank robber

July 6, 2015 Meaghan McGoldrick
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Cops are looking for the man, they say, attempted to rob an 18th Avenue bank on Thursday, July 2 within the confines of the 62nd Precinct.

According to cops, the suspect – described as a black man in his early 40’s – entered a Chase bank near 65th Street and 18th Avenue around 9:25 a.m. and handed a note to the teller demanding money. The teller did not comply, forcing the suspect to flee empty handed.

The suspect is further described as being 6’1” in height and bald headed. He was last seen wearing a long sleeved beige shirt, white pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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