Would-be bank robber flees Jackson Heights bank empty-handed in failed note-passing heist: cops

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Cops are searching for a note-passing crook who tried to rob a bank in Jackson Heights on Monday morning.

Police say that at around 9:20 a.m. on June 24, an unknown man entered Apple Bank, located at 78-01 37th Ave., and approached the teller. He passed a note to the teller, which demanded money.

The teller refused, and the suspect fled the scene empty-handed in an unknown direction. The incident was reported to the 115th Precinct.

The suspect is described as a man wearing all black clothing.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

Updated at 9:20 a.m. on June 25