Police Search for Suspect in Botched Williamsburg Bank Robbery

By Joe Parziale on November 14, 2012 9:32pm 

 Police said a man who tried to rob a bank in Williamsburg Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, came up short and fled on foot.
Police said a man who tried to rob a bank in Williamsburg Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, came up short and fled on foot.
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BROOKLYN — Cops are searching for a man suspected of trying to rob a Williamsburg bank Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The suspect, believed to be between 20 and 25 years old, passed a note to a bank teller demanding cash, but the teller did not comply, cops said. The man then fled on foot.

Police did not provide the exact address of the bank.

Authorities describe the suspect as between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet 7 inches tall with a slim build and a goatee.

The NYPD is asking anyone with information to either call the Crime Stoppers Unit at (800) 577-TIPS or visit nypdcrimestoppers.com.

All calls are confidential.

 

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