Cops: Man robs bank in North Bellmore

Nassau police are looking for a man they said used a note to rob a bank in North Bellmore on Friday evening.

Police said the man, described as 26 or 27 years old and about 5 feet 8 inches tall, walked into a Chase Bank branch at 1542 Bellmore Ave. and waited on line to be called up by a teller. After approaching the teller, he presented the note demanding money and was given an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robber then fled the bank and headed south on Newbridge Road, police said.


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The suspect was additionally described as having a thin build, and weighing about 140 to 145 pounds, with a goatee. Police said he was wearing jeans and a black scarf that covered the lower half of his face at the time of the robbery.

Four customers and four employees were in the bank at the time, and no one was injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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