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Thief on the run following failed Sunset Park robbery

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Cops are searching for the bungling bandit who tried — and failed — to rob a Fourth Avenue financial services company in Sunset Park on Aug. 4.

A worker told cops that the crook entered the check-cashing business between 52nd and 53rd streets at 9:50 a.m., when he passed her a note demanding cash and threatening to shoot up the place, albeit, without displaying a gun. The employee pressed an alarm button, and the would-be thief scampered off empty handed, according to authorities.

Anyone who provides police with information leading to an arrest can expect up to a $2,500 reward through the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program. The public can phone their tips to (800) 577-8477, log into the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, tweet @NYPDTips, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

Reach reporter Rose Adams at radams@schnepsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–8306. Follow her on Twitter @rose_n_adams
Updated 10:45 am, August 9, 2019
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Raq-L Welch says:
Maybe it’s racist Jussie Smollett with a bag of blond wigs on his way to falsely accuse Whites of hate crimes?
Aug. 11, 7:18 am

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