Homeless man accused in attempted Copiague bank robbery

A homeless man is accused of trying to rob a bank in Copiague.

Police say John Phillips went into the Bank of America on Sunrise Highway Friday afternoon and handed the teller a note demanding cash.

Police say John Phillips went into the Bank of America on Sunrise Highway Friday afternoon and handed the teller a note demanding cash. (8/27/16)

COPIAGUE - A homeless man is accused of trying to rob a bank in Copiague.

Police say John Phillips went into the Bank of America on Sunrise Highway Friday afternoon and handed the teller a note demanding cash.

When the worker refused, police say Phillips took off.

News 12 is told Phillips will face a judge on Saturday.

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