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Unsubtle Bank Robber Bangs on Teller Window and Demands Cash, NYPD Says

By Noah Hurowitz | March 13, 2017 12:14pm
 Police say this man robbed a Chase Bank in Midtown on Saturday.
Police say this man robbed a Chase Bank in Midtown on Saturday.
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MIDTOWN — Who says bank robbers have to avoid drawing attention to themselves to be successful?

A bank robber wearing a knitted hat walked into a Chase Bank at 615 Fifth Ave. between 49th and 50th streets roughly 2 p.m., approached the teller’s window and began banging on it and demanding money, police said.

The teller complied, forking over an undetermined amount of cash, police said.

The robber was last seen wearing a black coat, police said. 

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit tips on the website.