West Hempstead, NY - June 18th, 2014 - The Robbery Squad reports the details of a bank Robbery that occurred at 3:00pm on June 17, 2014 in West Hempstead.
According to Detectives, two male black subjects, entered the Capital One Bank located at 255 Hempstead Avenue and approached a teller. One of the subjects made a verbal demand for money while the second subject stood nearby. After obtaining an undetermined amount of U.S. currency the subjects fled on foot northbound on Maplewood Street, then east on Willets Avenue where they entered a red auto. There were six employees and two customers present in the bank at the time of the Robbery. No injuries were reported.
Subject one is described as a male black approximately 30-40 years old, 6’, wearing a red nylon jacket, red baseball cap with a black brim, white shirt and light colored jeans. The second subject is described as a male black, approximately 20-25 years of old, 5’6”, thin build, wearing a blue nylon jacket, red baseball cap, white shirt and jeans.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
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