Merrick, NY - June 9th, 2014 - Robbery Squad detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Merrick on Tuesday, 06/09/14 at 10:20 A.M.
According to detectives, a male subject entered Chase Bank located at 2122 Merrick Ave., approached the teller and handed her a note demanding cash. The subject threatened the use of a gun in the demand note, but none was displayed. The victim handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and the subject fled on food in an unknown direction. There were seven employees and one customer in the bank at the time of the robbery.
No injuries were reported.
The subject is described as a male black, 5’11” tall, dark complexion, medium build, wearing a black long haired wig, baseball cap with a star, and a maroon hooded sweatshirt.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.