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Wanted: Bank robbery; 2008 hit-run death

Nassau police and its Crime Stoppers department are looking for a man who robbed a Syosset bank.

Police say that about 11:35 a.m. on March 8, the robber approached a teller at a Bank of America in Syosset and passed a note demanding money, telling the teller to "hurry up" several times. He was last seen running east from the bank.

The suspect is described as about 20 to 24 years old, 5-foot-4 to 5-foot-6, with brown eyes and dark hair. He was wearing a dark jacket with a light-colored collar, blue jeans and a light-colored knit cap with brim.

Anyone with information may contact Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.


Suffolk police and its Crime Stoppers department are asking help on a cold case involving a fatal Amityville hit-and-run accident that happened in 2008.

Police say that around midnight on Feb. 23 of that year, 26-year-old Lyndon Crowther was found lying in the roadway in front of 37 Park Ave., an apparent victim of a hit-and-run. The driver has not been caught.

Anyone with information may contact Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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