Cops probe attempted robbery outside bank

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Police are searching for a suspect who tried to rob a 65-year-old man as he left a TD Bank branch early Monday in Valley Stream.

No one was injured, Nassau County police said. The attempted robbery occurred at 1:49 a.m. at the bank branch on West Merrick Road.

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Police said the victim had just exited the bank when he was approached by the suspect, believed to be in his 30s, who demanded money -- and pointed to his jacket, indicating he might have a weapon.

The victim told the suspect he was calling 911 and, police said, at that point, the robber entered a small green vehicle and fled the scene without any proceeds, police said.

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