Police Seek Man Who Tried to Rob Midtown Bank

By Julie Shapiro on November 15, 2012 8:55pm 

 Police are looking for this man in connection with a Midtown bank robbery Oct. 31, 2012.
Police are looking for this man in connection with a Midtown bank robbery Oct. 31, 2012.
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MIDTOWN — Police are looking for a man who tried to rob a Midtown bank on Halloween.

The suspect walked into the Wells Fargo bank at 535 Seventh Ave. at 39th Street about 1:45 p.m. Oct. 31 and handed the teller a note demanding money, police said.

However, the man left without getting any cash, police said.

Police described the suspect as a 28-to-35-year-old man, 5-foot-9, 180 pounds, last seen wearing glasses and a large hat and carrying a Duane Reade "Urban Luggage" bag.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential

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