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Cops seek suspect in attempted Elmhurst robbery

The man in this surveillance photo is soutght in connetion with the robbery of a Citibank branch at 87-11 Queens Blvd.
Courtesy NYPD
By Gina Martinez

ELMHURST—Police were searching for a man who allegedly attempted to rob a bank in Elmhurst.

On Sept. 9 at 2:20 p.m. the suspect entered a Citibank at 87-11 Queens Blvd. and passed a note to the bank teller demanding money, police said. The suspect fled the bank without any money, according to the NYPD.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, between 30 and 35 years old, with a light complexion. He is believed to be approximately 5-foot-9 and weigh about 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue baseball hat, black sneakers, a striped shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS

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