Chase Closing NYC ATMs At 5PM Over Rising Crime

FILE - New York City Police Department personnel gather at the entrance to a subway stop in the Brooklyn borough of New York, April 12, 2022. Mayor Eric Adams, a former New York City police captain, took office this year with a central focus on making the city feel safe and trying to return it to some sense of normalcy post-pandemic. But the first 3 1/2 months of his administration have been beset by a string of high-profile violent incidents, with the shooting on a subway train the most terrifying and public of all. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

At a glance

  • Chase Bank says it has begun closing formerly 24/7 ATM vestibules at 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. in the New York City area as a result of the “rising crime and vagrancy” in the city.
  • The U.S.-based national bank shared the news in response to a Twitter user’s question last week.
  • “Our apologies. We decide to close several ATM vestibules at 5PM or 6PM, aligning the hours of service to that of the normal branch hours, due to rising crime and vagrancy that occurred in these previously 24/7 vestibules,” Chase Bank’s customer service team wrote in a tweet.

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