Police Hunting Man in Connection with Botched Upper West Side Bank Robbery
By Ben Fractenberg
UPPER WEST SIDE — The police are looking for a man in connection with an attempted Upper West Side bank robbery in December.
Police said James Walton, 37, entered the Chase Bank at 260 Columbus Avenue around 5 p.m. on December 28. Walton allegedly demanded money from a teller after saying he had a weapon.
He then fled the scene before getting any money, police said.
Walton was last seen wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans and sneakers.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip online at www.crimestoppers.com or by texting your tips to CRIMES (274637), and then entering TIP577.