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Police are looking for a man who attempted to rob a bank in Elmhurst on Monday morning.

According to police, officers from the 110th Precinct responded to a 911 call at 10:10 a.m. on April 23 at the Chase bank located at 89-21 Queens Blvd.

Law enforcement sources said the suspect attempted to procure money from the bank by giving a note to the teller, but was unsuccessful. The suspect then fled the scene empty-handed before the teller could respond to his request.

Police described the suspect as a black man in his 40s or 50s, who is about 6’0″ tall and between 160 to 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black business suit, dark sunglasses and a hat and while holding a black briefcase.

This incident was linked to a robbery in Downtown Brooklyn around 2 p.m. on April 23. A man matching the same description approached a teller at a Chase bank at 4 MetroTech Center and produced a demand note. After the teller complied, the man fled the scene with an undetermined amount of money.

At this time, detectives are actively looking for the suspect; no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish speakers dial 800-57-PISTA. Tips can also be sent via text message to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577, or by visiting the Crime Stoppers website. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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