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Cops Seek Suspect Who Attempted to Rob Sunset Park Bank

Police are looking for a man wanted in connection to an attempted bank robbery in the Sunset Park area.

According to authorities, on Weds., Jan. 2 at around 3:50 p.m., the suspect entered the Chase Bank near 54th Street and Fifth Avenue, and gave a note to a teller demanding cash. The perp fled the bank without any money.

Cops describe the suspect as a while male in his mid-30s, 5’7”, with a slim build and black hair.

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, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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