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NYPD: Man Tries to Break into ATMs with Crowbar at Chase Bank on 82nd Street

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Dec. 13, 2017 By Tara Law

Police are searching for a man who tried to break into a number of ATMs at a Jackson Heights bank with a crowbar early on Dec. 5.

The man used the crowbar to enter the ATM vestibule at the Chase Bank at 37-15 82nd St. around 12:45 a.m., police said. He then tried unsuccessfully to enter the room behind the ATMs.

The ATMs were not damaged, and no money was taken. The man fled on foot north up 82nd Street towards 37th Avenue.

Police say no one was injured in the incident.

Police describe the attempted burglar as a white or Hispanic man in his 50s. He is approximately 5 feet 8 to 10 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, a black baseball hat, dark pants and sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards 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).

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