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Police Seek Man Who Tried to Rob Flushing Bank

By Julie Shapiro | April 27, 2012 8:53pm

FLUSHING — Police are looking for a man who tried to rob a bank in Flushing on Monday.

The suspect allegedly walked into the Bank of America at 39-12 Main St. about noon April 23 and handed a note to the teller demanding money and also verbally asked the teller for money, police said.

The man then backed away and fled the bank, police said.

Police described the suspect as a man in his 20s, 5-feet-9-inches tall, 165 pounds, wearing a green windbreaker, blue jeans and brown boots.

Anyone with information about the groper is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, log onto www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637(CRIMES) and enter TIP577.