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2 men rob Bethpage Credit Union in Hempstead, police say

Police are looking for two men who robbed a Hempstead bank Friday afternoon armed with a handgun.

Nassau police said two men walked into the Bethpage Federal Credit Union at 170 Fulton Ave. about 4:40 p.m. and approached a teller. The first suspect flashed the gun and demanded cash while the second suspect stood nearby.

Police said the pair fled with the money in an unknown direction.

The first suspect is between 25 and 35 years old, 6-foot-1-inch tall, wearing a camouflage baseball cap, a black mask, sunglasses and light-colored pants, police said.

Police said the second suspect is in his 20s, 5-foot-7-inches tall and wearing a dark baseball cap, a mask, a black long-sleeved shirt and jeans.

There were nine employees and three customers in the bank at the time of the robbery, and no one was hurt, police said.

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

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