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Police Arrest Attempted Chase Bank Robber

Sidney Williams (NYPD)

March 30, 2012 By Christian Murray

The police have arrested a Brooklyn man in connection with the attempted robbery of the Sunnyside Chase Bank branch located at 47-11 Queens Blvd.

Sidney Williams, 43, of Knickerbocker Avenue, was wanted in connection with five robberies or attempted robberies—including the Feb. 14 Sunnyside incident. He has been charged with three counts of third-degree robbery, according to a statement released by the police yesterday.

The first robbery took place at 10:15 a.m. on Feb. 3 at 95-38 Queens Blvd. in Rego Park, where Williams allegedly passed a note and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

In his attempt at 104-17 Queens Blvd. in Forest Hills on Feb. 23, Williams allegedly fled without cash when tellers did not comply.

The final incident took place on March 15 at a Chase branch located at 66-02 Grand Ave. in Maspeth, where he received an undisclosed amount of cash.

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This is great news that the police have caught this guy and now we have one less thief to worry about…


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