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Police Seek Hampton Bays Bank Robber

Man handed teller a note demanding cash.

detectives are asking for the public's help to locate a man who robbed the TD Bank branch on West Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays on Monday afternoon.

The man handed a bank teller a note indicating that he had a weapon and demanded cash, according to police. The teller complied and the man fled on foot, last seen headed south on East Tiana Road, police said.

The police recieved a panic alarm at 4:40 p.m. and a 911 call shortly after from a teller. Police said that officers were on scene within minutes and searched the area with help from a New York State police K-9 unit, but the robber was gone.

The suspect is described as black, 6 feet and 1 inch tall, stocky build, with a goatee and around 25 to 35 years old. He was wearing a red short-sleeved shirt, dark shorts, a grey baseball hat with a red Yankees symbol and sunglasses at the time, police said.

Anyone with information can call detectives at 631-702-2230, email crimetips@southamptontownny.gov or call the Crime Hotline at 631-728-3454.

Joe Burns September 11, 2012 at 03:45 PM
A yankee fan---It Figures!

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