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Would-be robber flubs Brooklyn bank heist

Authorities said the still unidentified woman walked into a Chase Bank in Bensonhurst on 86th Street looking to score cash.

brooklyn bensonhurst bank robbery Investigators said the suspect approached a bank teller and verbally demanded money. At the same time, she passed an already written note to the employee threatening to shoot.
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Cops are looking for a woman who tried and failed to rob a Brooklyn bank on Saturday.

Authorities said the still unidentified woman walked into a Chase Bank in Bensonhurst on 86th Street looking to score cash.

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Investigators said she approached a bank teller and verbally demanded money. At the same time, she passed an already written note to the employee.

"Fill envelope with 100s or I will shoot. You have 60 seconds," the note read.

The worker refused, eventually forcing the woman to flee on foot in an unknown direction. No one was injured, police said.

The suspect is described as a black female between 50 to 60 years old. She is approximately 5-feet-9-inches tall, weighing 160 pounds. Video showed her last seen wearing a purple T-shirt, blue New York Yankees baseball cap and dark-colored pants.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or to submit tips online.

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