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Cops look for suspect in Jamaica bank robbery

Police released a surveillance image of this man wanted in connection with an attempted robbery at a Bank of America in Jamaica. Image courtesy NYPD
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JAMAICA — Police were seeking the public’s help in finding a man in connection with an attempted bank robbery.

The man entered a Bank of America, at 175-57 Hillside Ave., Nov. 27 at around 10 a.m. and slipped a teller a note demanding cash, said police.

The teller walked away from the suspect, who police described as black, in his 30s, 5-foot-8 and weighing 160 pounds.

Police said the suspect, who was wearing a black hooded jacket and jeans, then fled the bank.

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

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