POLICE SEEK SUSPECTS IN 3 UWS BANK ROBBERIES

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Police are looking for the perpetrators of three bank robberies that occurred on the Upper West Side on Tuesday.

The Post wrote about two of the robberies, both of which occurred on Tuesday. The man in the image above is wanted in those crimes.

“Police are looking for a bumbling, black-clad bandit who tried but failed to rob two banks on the Upper West Side Tuesday. The thief, who is believed to be in his 30s, passed a demand note to a teller at the Chase branch on Columbus Avenue near West 73rd Street at around 11:05 a.m. but got spooked and fled before he got any dough, according to cops. About 15 minutes later, the would-be robber walked into the Wells Fargo branch at Broadway and West 85th Street and handed a worker a note demanding cash, but once again fled empty-handed, police said. The crook was wearing a black coat, black baseball cap, black scarf, black sunglasses, black boots and blue jeans.”

Another robbery occurred at Banco Santander Bank at 2702 Broadway (103rd) on Tuesday, and the 24th precinct believes the man shown below could be responsible (he’s also wanted for East side robberies):

 

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    1. Sydney says:

      Is it a bank robbery if the suspect leaves w/nothing? TWICE?!

      • Jake says:

        You bet it is! Just because he didn’t get money doesn’t mean he didn’t commit a crime. This is attempted robbery, and I believe that it is in fact a crime, whether the robber got money or not.