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Cops: Valley Stream bank robbed of cash

Nassau police are searching for a man who robbed a Valley Stream bank on Friday afternoon, making off with a bag filled with cash.

The suspect walked into the JP Morgan Chase Bank, located at 270 North Central Ave., shortly after 4 p.m. carrying a yellow bag and demanded money from a teller, police said. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled on foot.

There were nine employees and one customer in the bank at the time of the robbery. None were injured. A police department spokeswoman said the suspect did not produce a weapon.

The suspect is described as between 24- and 28-years-old, roughly 5-foot-10, about 180 pounds, clean shaven with a medium build and dark complexion. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, gray pants and a white baseball cap.

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

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