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.