Cops: Center Moriches bank robbed

A Center Moriches bank was robbed Friday afternoon by a man who entered the building and demanded cash, Suffolk County police said.

Authorities were called to the Capitol Bank, at 500 Main St., at 12:37 p.m.

Police say the man approached a teller and showed a note demanding cash. The teller complied, giving the suspect cash from the drawer. It wasn't immediately known how much money the suspect got away with as he fled on foot.


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The robber is believed to be 35 to 40 years old, and stands 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-5 with a thin build. He was wearing light-colored jeans, a black jacket, sunglasses and a blue hat with white stripes, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.

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