Mastic, NY - March 4th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a bank robbery in Center Moriches and an attempted bank robbery in Mastic that took place within ten minutes of each other.
A man entered the HSBC located at 1718 Montauk Highway in Mastic, at approximately 1:25 p.m., approached a teller and produced a note demanding cash. The suspect fled on foot with no proceeds. At approximately 1:35 p.m., a suspect matching the description of the man that robbed the HSBC entered the Chase bank located at 366 Main St., Center Moriches. The man approached a teller, produced a note demanding cash and fled on foot after the employee complied with the robbers demands.
The robber is described as a white male, between 5 feet 8 inches tall and 5 feet 10 inches tall in his mid-20s with a thin build. He was wearing a dark-colored jacket camouflage pants.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.
Incident: Man Robs Two Banks
Location: HSBC, 1718 Montauk Highway, Mastic and Chase, 366 Main St., Center Moriches
Date/Time: Monday, March 3, 2014 between 1:25 p.m. and 1:35 p.m.