Cops seek Hauppauge bank robber

Suffolk County police detectives are investigating a robbery Suffolk County police detectives are investigating a robbery at the HSBC bank at 660 Motor Pkwy. in Hauppauge and have released a surveillance image of a suspect who approached a teller and produced a note demanding cash, police said in a news release. (Oct. 16, 2013) Photo Credit: SCPD

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Suffolk County detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Hauppauge.

A man entered the HSBC bank branch, located at 660 Motor Pkwy., approached a teller, and produced a note demanding cash, police said in a news release.

The teller complied and gave the suspect cash from a drawer at about 2 p.m., police said. The man fled on foot eastbound on Motor Parkway.

The robber is described as 25 to 35 years old, about 5 feet, 1 inch to 5 feet, 3 inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing a gray sweatshirt and a black-and-white striped baseball hat, police said.

No additional information was immediately available.

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

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