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Cops: Hicksville bank robber who wore surgical mask sought

Police investigate a bank robbery in Hicksville Saturday,

Police investigate a bank robbery in Hicksville Saturday, April 5, 2014. Credit: Jim Staubitser

Nassau police are searching for a man who wore aviator-style sunglasses and a surgical mask when he robbed a Hicksville bank Saturday morning.

The suspected robber indicated he had a gun when he demanded money from employees at the Citibank located at 255 N. Broadway about 9:25 a.m., police said.

The employees complied and the suspect left the bank with an undetermined amount of money, traveling east on foot toward a dollar store, police said.

There were eight employees and six customers in the bank at the time. No injuries were reported. No gun was ever displayed, police said.

The suspect was further described as being in his 30s, 5-foot-6, wearing a black hoodie type sweatshirt and blue jeans and carrying a gray and black backpack.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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