(Islip, NY) Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred today in Central Islip.
According to police, a man entered Bank of America, located at 185 Wheeler Road, at approximately 1:45 p.m., approached two separate tellers and demanded money. The man fled the scene without proceeds. He was last seen on foot running southbound on Wheeler Road in Central Islip.
A dated view of the Bank of America, located at 185 Wheeler Road, in Central Islip (corner of Long Island Motor Parkway) where a man described as Hispanic, approached two separate tellers and demanded money. Image credit Google Street Views.
The suspect was described as Hispanic, approximately 5 feet 9 inches to 5 feet 11 inches tall, in his mid-30s, with a medium build. He was wearing a blue jacket with a hood.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.