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Suspect On Loose After Long Island Bank Robbery

Police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a People's Bank on Long Island.
Police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a People's Bank on Long Island. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

Police are searching for a man in his 60s who allegedly robbed a Long Island bank.

The robbery took place around 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb 27, in West Babylon, said the Suffolk County Police.

According to detectives, a man entered the People’s United Bank, at 955 Little East Neck Road, and handed a teller a note demanding cash. 

The teller complied with the demand and gave the man cash from the drawer. 

The man then fled on a bicycle, northbound on Little East Neck Road, police said. 

The man is described as being, white, around 60 years old, 5-feet-10 and was wearing glasses, a wool hat and a green winter jacket.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. 

All calls will be kept confidential.

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