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Man Wanted for Attempting to Rob Jackson Heights Bank Wednesday: NYPD

Police are searching for a suspect, pictured, wanted for attempting to rob a bank in Jackson Heights Wednesday. (Photos: NYPD and Google Maps)

July 1, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

Police have released images of a person wanted for attempting to rob a bank in Jackson Heights Wednesday.

The suspect, police say, walked into the Santander Bank branch at 83-20 Roosevelt Ave. at around 4:20 p.m. and handed a note to a teller demanding cash.

The assailant told the teller that they had a gun, although it was not displayed.

The teller did not comply and the suspect then fled the location on foot in an unknown direction. No cash was taken, police said.

Police released images of the suspect, where the individual is seen wearing a black colored T-shirt with the words “trap addict” emblazoned across it. The suspect was also wearing a navy baseball cap, a black mask, black pants and black shoes.

There were no injuries reported.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/

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