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Cops foil bank robbery on 45th Street

July 18, 2022 Jaime DeJesus
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Cops arrested a 26-year-old man who allegedly tried to rob Popular Bank on Fifth Avenue and 45th Street July 14.

Damian Crawford went into the bank at 3:23 p.m., told an employee he had an explosive in his bag and demanded $40,000, said cops, who found a portable water heater in the bag.

Crawford was charged with attempted robbery, harassment and making a terroristic threat.

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