Thief attacks woman using ATM in Fort Lee

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FORT LEE -

Fort Lee police say that a thief threw a woman to the ground while she was using an ATM on July 30.

The woman was using the M&T Bank ATM on the 300 block of Main Street around 10 p.m. Police say that the thief threw her to the ground and stole her money and two cellphones. The woman was seriously injured.

Images of the attack were captured on the bank’s security cameras, and police are hoping the public can help identify him. The attacker was last seen on the south walkway of the George Washington Bridge heading east toward Manhattan.

Related: Click here to see surveillance photos of the suspect

He is described as a white or Hispanic man who is about 5 feet 7 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a flat cap hat, a white and black T-shirt, black shorts and black sneakers. He was seen riding a red- and white-colored mountain bike.

Anyone who may have any information about the attack is asked to call the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Investigations Squad, Detective Michael Falotico at 201-226-5500 ext. 5759, Fort Lee Police Detective Dennis Conway at 201-592-3510, or Fort Lee Police Headquarters at 201-592-3700.

Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the robbery happened last Sunday, Aug. 6.

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