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Monday, July 28, 2014
Capital One Bank robbed in West Hempstead
Photo by Mike Daly
This Capital One branch was robbed Tuesday afternoon. The photo was taken shortly after the robbery.
Capital One Bank
255 Hempstead Avenue
West Hempstead, NY

The West Hempstead branch of the Capital One Bank was robbed at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17.

According to detectives, two subjects entered the bank located at 255 Hempstead Avenue and approached a teller. One of the subjects demanded money while the second subject stood nearby.

After obtaining cash, they fled northbound on Maplewood Street, then east on Willets Avenue where they entered a red auto. There were six employees and two customers present in the bank at the time of the robbery. No injuries were reported.

Subject one is described as a male black approximately 30-40 years old, 6’, wearing a red nylon jacket, red baseball cap with a black brim, white shirt and light colored jeans. The second subject is described as a male black, approximately 20-25 years of old, 5’6”, thin build, wearing a blue nylon jacket, red baseball cap, white shirt and jeans.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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