The Robbery Squad reports the details of a bank robbery that occurred in Westbury on Jan. 5 at 4:28 p.m.
Police are seeking information about this man in connection with several Long Island bank robberies, including three in Westbury in as many months.
According to detectives, the subject entered the TD Bank located at 999 Old Country Road and passed a demand note to a teller. After obtaining an undetermined amount of U.S. currency, the subject fled on foot heading westbound on Old Country Road.
The subject is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s-30s, between 5-8"-5-10" with a thin build, medium complexion, brown hair and diamond earring in left ear wearing a blue fleece jacket, dark ski cap, jeans and dark sunglasses.
This subject matches the description of an individual who robbed the same bank on Dec. 11, 2008 at 4:22 p.m. and is believed to have committed a total of five bank robberies since November, including the Capital One Bank at 947 Old Country Road, Westbury on Nov. 7 at 4:25 p.m.
No injuries were reported. There were six employees and one customer in the bank at the time of the Jan. 5 robbery.
In all three instances, the subject enters the place of occurrence and approaches victim/teller, passes a demand note and requests large bills. After getting money from the victim he flees on foot. No vehicle has been seen.
Crime Stoppers ask anyone with information to call 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous and up to a $2,000 reward is being offered.