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Cops: Man in Military Hat Robs Bank

West Hempstead Bank Robbed Again

The Capital One on Hempstead Turnpike was robbed twice in past week.

One West Hempstead bank was robbed for the second time in the same week on Thursday. 

Only days after they say stole from the Capital One branch located at 611 Hempstead Turnpike on Feb. 17, another robbery occurred at the same location.

This time, Nassau County detectives say a man walked into the bank around 1:25 p.m. on Feb. 24, exactly one week from the day of and verbally demanded money from the teller.

After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled east through the parking lot toward Hempstead Turnpike and Nassau Boulevard, according to police. There were seven employees and no customers present, but no one was injured.

Detectives are looking for help in finding the perpetrator, who they describe as a white male, 20-30 years old, 5 foot 10, with a thin build. He was wearing a red and black warm-up jacket at the time of the robbery.

Those with information are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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