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Man Wanted for Robbing Farmingdale Chase Bank

The Second Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred in Farmingdale on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:06 am.

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Farmingdale, NY - July 18th, 2014 - The Second Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred in Farmingdale on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:06 am.

According to detectives, an unknown male subject entered into the Chase Bank located at 334 Main Street and presented a demand note and made verbal demands to a 49 year old female teller. After the teller complied with the demands the subject fled on foot in an unknown direction. The male subject is described as black, 5’8” – 5”10” tall, black button shirt, black tie, white pants, light colored hat, sunglasses. No weapon was displayed. There were no injuries reported.  There were 6 employees and two customers in the bank at the time.

Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.