Suffolk Pattern Crime Unit: Two Attempted Bank Robberies in Medford within 15 Minutes
Published on February 5, 2014 · Filed Under Crime
by Laura Cino
(Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating two attempted bank robberies that occurred today in Medford.
Suffolk County Police are investigating two attempted bank robberies that occurred today in Medford. Photo credit: NewsLI.com file photo by Christoper Tozzi.
Chase Bank, located at 2271 Rt. 112, and Bank of America, located at 2851 Horseblock Rd., reported attempted robberies within 15 minutes of each other. In each incident a man entered the bank, approached a teller, and produced a note demanding cash. When the tellers did not immediately comply with the demand, the suspect fled on foot.
The robber is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall, between 30 and 35 years old with a thin build. He was wearing a tan colored jacket and a white baseball cap.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.