UPDATE: Police Still Searching for West Hempstead Bank Robber

Roslyn Savings Bank on Hempstead Turnpike robbed Monday afternoon. Police seeking public's help.

Nassau County Police are searching for a man they say robbed the Roslyn Savings Bank on Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead Monday afternoon.

According to detectives, around 12:55 p.m. on Nov. 14, a black male walked in the bank located at 50 Hempstead Turnpike and presented a demand note to the teller.  Seven employees were in the branch at the time, but none were harmed. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject feld on foot.

Crime Scene units responded quickly and were seen setting up around the bank around 1 p.m. while officers searched for possible evidence. At the same time, patrol cars from the Nassau County and the Village of Hempstead canvassed the area surrounding the bank in an attempt to locate the suspect, who is still at large at this time.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6 feet tall, between 30 and 40 years old. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and baseball cap. Detectives request anyone with information regarding the crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

This is a developing story. Patch will provide more information as it becomes available.


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