Suspect Sought In Botched Bank Robbery

2-17-15 - New Hyde Park # 1A would-be bank robber left a Chase Bank in New Hyde Park without any money—but he did manage to leave a clear image of his face on a security camera.

According to detectives, the male suspect entered the Chase Bank on Hillside Avnue in New Hyde Park and passed a demand note to the teller. The teller’s hesitation caused the suspect to panic and flee the back without obtaining any cash. The suspect was last seen walking eastbound on Hillside Avenue. There were five employees and one customer in the bank at the time of the attempted robbery, but police said there were no injuries reported.

The suspect is described as a white male, believed to be in his 40s and stading at 5’8″, wearing a powder blue knit hat, sunglasses, gray sweatshirt and a black and red plaid jacket.

2-17-15 - New Hyde Park # 3Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-8477. All callers will remain anonymous.

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Steve Mosco
Steve Mosco, the former editor-in-chief at Anton Media Group, is a columnist for Long Island Weekly's food and sports sections. He fancies himself a tastemaker, food influencer and king of all eaters.

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