Nassau County detectives are investigating a late-afternoon bank robbery on the Hicksville side of South Oyster Bay Road.
Detectives said a man entered the Peoples United Bank located at 404 South Oyster Bay Road, across from the Woodbury Plaza in Plainview, and made a demand for money to a bank teller. The teller complied, passing an undetermined amount of U. S. currency and the the subject fled on foot southbound through the parking lot.
The suspect was described as black, 25-30 years old, about 5’ 9” tall, thin build, with a dark complexion. He was wearing a royal blue colored tracksuit, a black colored wool hat and aviator-style sunglasses with silver colored frames, detectives said.
A photo from the bank was not immediately available.
No one was hurt in the incident, which took place just before closing, at about 5:55 p.m. Tuesday.
Detectives are requesting anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls are confidential and all callers will remain anonymous.