According to Robbery Squad detectives, a male white subject entered the Valley National Bank, located at 699 Hillside Avenue, approached the teller and produced a note demanding money. The 41 year old female victim complied and the subject fled on foot eastbound on Hillside Avenue with an undetermined amount of US currency. There were five (5) employees and no customers inside the bank at the time of the robbery. There were no reported injuries.
The subject is described as a male white, medium build, approximately 6’1” tall, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, black baseball hat, dark grey scarf across his face, black gloves, black cargo pants and black shoes.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
*** UPDATE ***
Major Case Bureau detectives report the arrest of Christopher Pabon, 34, of 3627 30th Street, Apt. 1R, Long Island City in connection with the above incident. A subsequent investigation led detectives to Pabon who was arrested at Rikers Island; being held on an unrelated charge.
Pabon is charged with Robbery 3rd Degree and will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 05/05/2016.