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Police investigate East Islip bank robbery

Suffolk police said a man robbed an East Islip branch of Chase Bank Wednesday afternoon by handing a teller a note that demanded cash.

Pattern Crime Unit detectives said the suspect took an undetermined amount of cash from the branch at 2650 Sunrise Hwy. at about 2:30 p.m.

The teller complied and the man ran southbound through the parking lot, police said.

The man was described as between 35 and 40 years old, and about 6 feet tall with a slim build. He wore a light-colored baseball hat, light-colored T-shirt, dark jeans and sunglasses, police said.

The robbery is being investigated. Police ask that anyone with information about the case call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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