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Suspect tried to get cash from LIC ATM with fake check: NYPD

Police released these surveillance images of the suspect. Images courtesy NYPD
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LONG ISLAND CITY - Authorities were searching for a suspect who allegedly tried to deposit a fraudulent check at a Long Island City ATM and then take out money, police said.

The suspect was captured on video using a debit card to deposit the $942.83 check into the account of a 31-year old woman July 23 at the Chase Bank, at 25-15 Queens Plaza North, according to cops.

He then allegedly tried to withdraw cash, but was unable to get any money, the NYPD said.

Police described the suspect as a black man between the ages of 20 and 30, and authorities said he was wearing a white T-shirt and a black baseball hat.

Those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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