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Wanted: Bank robbery; theft at store

Nassau County police and its Crime Stoppers department are looking for a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Rockville Centre.

Police say that at 11:50 a.m. on Dec. 7, a male suspect walked into the Community National Bank branch at 333 Merrick Rd., presented an envelope claiming it was a bomb, and demanded money. The suspect is described as being in his 50s, about 5-foot-10 to 6-feet tall, with a medium to stocky build and having dark hair with some gray. He was well-dressed, carrying an umbrella and wearing a charcoal/gray overcoat and dark pants.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at its toll-free and confidential hotline: 800-244-TIPS (8477), Crime Stoppers Unit Case No. 292-12. Crime Stoppers offers up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest.


Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Fifth Precinct crime section are looking for two men wanted in connection with the theft of merchandise from a store in Bellport.

Police say that at 11:20 a.m. on Dec. 11, two male suspects entered Vanity Fair at 10 Farber Dr. and put jeans and T-shirts in a duffle bag, then fled the store without paying for the items. They were seen leaving in a maroon or dark red Nissan Murano.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000.00 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS (8477). All calls will be kept confidential.

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