Chase Bank robbed in Village of Great Neck

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Chase Bank robbed in Village of Great Neck

Police are searching for a suspect in Friday’s robbery of the Chase Bank in the Village of Great Neck.

The suspect, described by police as a black man between 50 and 60 years of age and wearing a winter cap, green shirt, blue pants and white sneakers, allegedly entered the bank at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, showed tellers a handgun and demanded cash. Six employees and one other customer were in the bank at the time of the stickup, according to police.

Police say the suspect then left the building and walked south on MIddle Neck Road.

Great Neck has been the location of other bank robberies in recent months. 

James, Pope, 35 was arrested in April and charged with a February robbery of the TD Bank in Great Neck, one of 10 TD Bank robberies that took place across Nassau last winter and spring.

Reach reporter Dan Glaun by e-mail at [email protected], by phone at 516.307.1045 x203 and on Twitter @dglaun. Also follow us on Twitter @theislandnow1 and Facebook at facebook.com/theislandnow.

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