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Cops Seek Two Suspects Wanted in Grand Larcenies in Banks in Sunset Park Area

Cops are looking for two men wanted in connection to five grand larceny incidents, including two inside banks in the Sunset Park area.

Authorities say that on Monday, August 10 at around 11:30 a.m., a suspect was seen entering a bank near 54th Street and Eighth Avenue and installing a skimming device inside its ATM. Later on, a technician discovered the skimming device when he was servicing the machine.

In addition, between Thursday, August 13 and Saturday, August 16, a 44-year-old woman was notified by her bank that $2,900 had been withdrawn from her account via ATM inside a bank near Eighth Avenue and 63rd Street even though the victim was in possession of her card.

The first suspect is described as a white male, 25-35 years old and approximately 5’8″ tall. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and a striped tee-shirt with a money symbol.

The second individual is also described as a white male, 25-35 years old and approximately 5’8″ tall. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and dark tee-shirt.

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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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