Nassau County Police Seeking Suspect in East Meadow Bank Robbery

An unknown male white entered the Peoples United Bank, approached a teller, and passed a note demanding money, cops say.

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Suspect in the robbery of an East Meadow bank.

Photo by: Nassau County Police Department

East Meadow, NY - March 26, 2019 - The Major Case Bureau is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 4:22 pm in East Meadow.
According to Robbery Squad Detectives, an unknown male white entered the Peoples United Bank located at 2425 Hempstead Turnpike within the Stop & Shop Supermarket. The subject approached the teller and passed a note demanding money. The teller complied and the subject fled the scene on foot southbound with an undisclosed amount of US currency.
The subject is described as a white male, in his 40’s, 5’6”–5’7” tall, 190 lbs., with black hair, black and white colored full beard, and medium complexion.  He was wearing a light blue knit cap (with white “National Grid” logo), navy blue ski jacket, navy blue hoodie and dark pants.
There were 2 employees and no customers inside the bank at the time of the robbery. There were no reported injuries. 
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.