LONG ISLAND, NY – Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred today in East Islip.
A man entered Chase bank, located at 2650 Sunrise Highway, approached a teller at approximately 2:30 p.m. and presented a note demanding cash. The teller complied and the man fled southbound through the parking lot on foot.
The suspect was described as white, between 35 and 40-years-old, approximately 6 feet tall with a slim build. He was wearing a light-colored baseball hat, light-colored t-shirt, dark jeans and sunglasses.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.
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