A man robbed a bank in West Hempstead Tuesday and ran off with the money, Nassau County police said.

He ordered a teller at the Bank of America branch to hand over the cash, then ran out of the bank eastward on Hempstead Avenue, police said.

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The four employees in the bank were not hurt, and no customers were present at the time, police said.

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The robber who was unshaven and wore a tan shirt appeared to be in his 30s. He is about 5-feet-5 with a thin build, police said.

Detectives ask anyone with information to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.