Man Hunted for Botched Staten Island Bank Robbery, Police Say

By Nicholas Rizzi on March 13, 2013 1:56pm 

 Police are looking for this man wanted in connection with an attempted bank robbery on March 8 in Westerleigh.
Police are looking for this man wanted in connection with an attempted bank robbery on March 8 in Westerleigh.
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WESTERLEIGH —  A man suspected of trying to hold up a Staten Island bank was being hunted by police Wednesday.

Police said that the man entered the Richmond County Savings Bank Branch at 832 Jewett Ave. about 9:35 a.m. on March 8. The man allegedly handed the teller a note demanding cash, the NYPD said.

The teller did not hand over any money and the suspect fled the bank, heading north on Jewett Avenue.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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