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2 suspects sought in Hempstead bank robbery

Nassau County police said they are searching for two suspects who robbed a Hempstead bank Friday afternoon.

Police said the two male suspects entered the Bethpage Federal Credit Union on Fulton Avenue around 6:15 p.m.

One of the suspects handed a teller a note demanding money and received an undetermined amount of cash, police said. The suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction, police said.

One suspect was 25 to 35 years old, about 6-foot-1 and wearing a dark hoodie, a bandanna covering his face, a black baseball cap and blue jeans, police said.

The other suspect was 20 to 25 years old, about 5-foot-7 and thin, and wearing a red long-sleeved shirt, black athletic pants with a white stripe and a black knit cap, police said.

There were six employees and three customers in the bank at the time of the robbery, but none were injured, police said.

Detectives asked that anyone with information call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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