Police seek ‘bank robber’ who bolted wihtout cash

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Police are looking for a would-be bank robber who tried to hold up a Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge, but ran away before the teller handed over any cash.

Cops say the wannabe bandit passed a note demanding money to a teller at the bank between Bay Ridge Parkway and 76th Street at around noon on Monday. But the employee ignored his silent plea and walked away from her station. That’s when the failed felon ran out of the bank.

The suspect — a surveillance picture of whom was released by police — is described as 35 to 40 years-old, approximately 5-feet-8,and weighing 140 pounds, wearing blue jeans, a white baseball cap, and a two-toned sweater with grey and navy blue sleeve.

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AP from Williamsburg says:
what color is his skin? this is important and MUST be mentioned when describing a perp!!
Sept. 23, 2011, 1 pm
John from Williamsburg says:
Why would anyone leave "wihtout cash" ?
Sept. 23, 2011, 2:15 pm
Katrina from Frote Grneee says:
These BK Paper typos drive me insane. WITHOUT. It's just that easy. READ YOUR STUFF BEFORE YOU SEND IT OUT!!! Hire a proofreader, please!
Sept. 23, 2011, 2:44 pm
John from Williamsburg says:
It happens everyday. It's not even a case of hiring a proofreader. Just use the spellchecker. It's sheer laziness and lack of professionalism.
Sept. 23, 2011, 4:35 pm
John from Williamsburg says:
Maybe they were trying to say "whiteout."
Sept. 23, 2011, 4:43 pm
Squiggy from Bronx says:
Yous guys got it right it's "Wid dout" spelled highbrow thus "Wihtout"!!!!
Sept. 24, 2011, 7:21 pm
Mike from Bay Ridge says:
Does the bank have a name? An exact address? Has it reported any other, recent hold-ups?

Why such gaps in this report?
Sept. 29, 2011, 3:01 pm
Joe from Bay Ridge says:
yes this is undoubtedly the worst article I've ever read in the Brooklyn Paper. All I wanna know is what bank it was.
Oct. 5, 2011, 1:01 pm

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