Surveillance video of suspect in acid threats

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A man threatened to pour acid on a woman's face if she didn't hand over money at an ATM on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

The NYPD is looking into whether the man is the same person wanted for a similar crime earlier this month.

In the most recent incident, the NYPD says the suspect threatened to throw the liquid on the woman if she did not remove $1,000 from the CitiBank ATM on 1st Ave. and East 68th St. at about 4 p.m.%INLINE%

The woman withdrew $500 and handed it to the man. He ran. She was not injured, said police.

The suspect was wearing a black jacket with a gray hoodie when he approached the woman after ATM hours. 

On May 12, a man approached a 22-year-old woman from behind at about 5:30 p.m. outside the same ATM-only location. %INLINE%

Cops say he was carrying a bottle with a yellow liquid inside when he told the woman, "Yo, Mami, I have acid, and I'm gonna throw it in your face if you don't give me $1,000."

In this incident, the man is described by police as Hispanic, about 6 feet 4 inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a gray hoodie and blue jeans.