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Police: N. Patchogue Bank Robbed

Chase Bank hit by robber Thursday afternoon.

A Chase Bank in North Patchogue was robbed Thursday afternoon, police said. 

Police said a man entered the bank, located at 472 Medford Ave., at 3:26 p.m., approached a teller and presented a note demanding cash. 

The teller complied with the demand and the man fled the bank on foot in an unknown direction, police said. 

The robber is described as a white male, between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10, in his mid-20s, with a thin build. He was wearing a knit cap and a red sweatshirt at the time of the robbery. 

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. 

A bank in East Northport was also robbed Thursday afternoon. 

Rollo Tomasi March 07, 2014 at 08:22 AM
It's a way for people looking to get free college degrees...when caught....thanks governor Cuomo.
Jerry Clasen March 07, 2014 at 09:52 AM
Are not our Banks with good tape recording equipment. Coming and going??
Sal Anthony March 10, 2014 at 08:48 AM
Heroin junkie. Yup
Dog daze... April 04, 2014 at 09:13 AM
What ever happened to banks having armed security guards? I remember seeing them in all the banks when I was a kid, and my own father was a bank security guard for many years.

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