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Police seek West Islip bank robber

Surveillance photos of man wanted in a bank robbery in West Islip on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011
February 23, 2011 12:36:10 PM PST
Suffolk County police are trying to catch a bank robber.

The bandit held up a TD Bank branch in West Islip on Wednesday.

The man entered the bank at 485 Montauk Highway, and showed one of the tellers a note at noon demanding money. The teller complied with the demands and the man fled on foot.

He was described as white, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall to 5 feet 11 inches tall with a medium build and in his mid 20s. He was wearing a dark, hooded sweatshirt, dark-colored pants, and dark sneakers with white laces.

Detectives are asking anyone with anyone with information to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

All calls will be kept confidential.

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