A man tried to rob a Deer Park bank Saturday afternoon, but was thwarted when a teller refused to hand over cash, police said.

Suffolk County police said the man walked into the TD Bank branch at 2178 Deer Park Ave. about 3 p.m. and handed a note to the teller demanding cash. When the teller refused to give the thief any money, he fled south on Deer Park Avenue, police said.

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Police described the man as between 20 and 25 year old, clean shaven with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a red sweatshirt, jeans and sunglasses.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.