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Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD
Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD
The man pictured at left tried to rob this bank in Jamaica last Friday.

Police want to talk to the man who abandoned his bid to rob a bank in St. Albans last Friday morning.

The failed heist occurred at 9:28 a.m. on June 24 inside the Carver Federal Savings branch located at 115-02 Merrick Blvd.

According to authorities, the suspect — described as a black man believed to be 45 years of age, standing 5 foot 8 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds and having a dark complexion — entered the branch, approached the counter and handed to a teller a note demanding cash.

Seconds later, the suspect abruptly walked out of the branch empty-handed, fleeing in an unknown direction.

The incident was reported to the 103rd Precinct; there were no injuries.

Police said the would-be bandit was last seen wearing a black baseball hat, a blue shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding the failed robbery or the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.


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