Hewlett bank robbed at gunpoint


The BNB Bank at 1218 Broadway in Hewlett was allegedly robbed on Aug. 21 at 3:37 p.m. of an unspecified amount of money by man with a gun and described as black, in his early 20s, 5-5 to 5-7, wearing a black T-shirt, dark sweatpants, a red baseball type hat with a white letter ‘C’ and white sneakers, according to police.

He entered the bank, announced it was a robbery and demanded that the tellers fill a brown backpack with cash, police said. The tellers complied and the man fled on foot through the back parking lot into a waiting vehicle. There were four employees and no customers in the bank at the time of the robbery. No injuries were reported.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 244-8477. All calls are confidential.