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Philip Seymour Hoffman death: Police investigating possible drug buy at ATM

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Investigators are trying to track down surveillance video at a bank where a man told cops he witnessed what he believed was Philip Seymour Hoffman buying drugs from two men the night before his death.

A man told police he saw the actor withdraw large amounts of cash at an ATM at a bank near Hoffman's West Village apartment at about 8pm Saturday night. He said he saw Hoffman hand over the cash and appear to purchase drugs from two men, both wearing messenger bags, who appeared to be working together.

The man told cops Hoffman looked "very sweaty" and "like s**t."

The 46-year-old actor was found dead from an apparent drug overdose by his screenwriter friend around 11am Sunday morning, police said. He was found with a needle stuck in his arm filled with heroin, sources told FOX411.

Cops are looking for surveillance footage of the two men believed to be drug dealers whom Hoffman met the night before his death. There are cameras above the ATM, sources said, but video had not yet been obtained as of late Sunday night.

Hoffman's trip to the ATM at about 8pm is believed to be around the last time he was seen alive, sources said.

A neighbor told FOX411 he saw Hoffman looking "grey" and "not well" earlier Saturday at about 10:30am when the actor purchased Kleenex tissues and soda, among other items at a nearby grocery store.

Meanwhile, sources said police are looking into whether Hoffman had injected a lethal batch of heroin behind hundreds of recent deaths across the country.

Hoffman is survived by his partner of 15 years, Mimi O'Donnell, and their three children.

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