Police Seek Robbery Details


The Nassau County Robbery Squad detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Wednesday, Sept. 17 which occurred at 5:40 p.m. in Floral Park.

According to detectives, a black, male subject entered the Capital One Bank, 170 Tulip Ave. and approached a teller. The subject produced a handgun and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed about of cash, the subject fled the bank and was last seen heading southbound on Plainfield Ave. The subject was described as being 35 to 40 years old, 6’ tall, stocky build, wearing a dark colored baseball cap, sunglasses, a white T-shirt and dark pants, During the incident there were four employees and one customer present. No injuries were reported.

Detectives request anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous.

Additionally, the seemingly unrelated robbery of a neighboring bank was reported on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 12:35 p.m. at the TD Bank in Williston Park. The subject is described as a black male, in his 30s, 5’10”, wearing sunglasses, a beige fisherman’s type hat, traffic vest, white shirt and gloves.

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