What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  Large black flying insect with speckled wings
Geographic location of the bug:  Brooklyn, NY
Date: 08/05/2018
Time: 02:47 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Hey Bugman!
I was about to make some coffee when I heard a deep buzzing above me and looked up to find a rather large black flying insect (fly? wasp?) circling by the window trying to escape. It’s got a black body about 3/4 of an inch long with black and clear speckled wings that extend out another centimeter or so. The only identifying marks I could see are symmetrical white spots on the last couple tergites. I wanted to help it escape, but I have no idea if it stings or bites and didn’t want to risk it.
Thank you so much!!
How you want your letter signed:  Slightly Scared and Decaffeinated

Tiger Bee Fly

Dear Slightly Scared and Decaffeinated,
The Tiger Bee Fly is not dangerous to humans.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Brooklyn, New York

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