The Major Case Bureau is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm in West Hempstead.
According to Robbery Squad Detectives, a male suspect who has been identified as Romell Nellis, entered the Roslyn Savings Bank located at 50 Hempstead Turnpike. He approached the teller, passed a note stating he had a gun and demanding money. The teller complied and the subject fled southbound on foot with an undisclosed amount of US currency.
There were six (6) employees inside the bank at the time of the robbery. There were no reported injuries.
Nellis was previously arrested on 1/8/20 for robbing two (2) banks, including the above location and was subsequently released. There are active warrants for his arrest.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime or the whereabouts of Romell Nellis to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Lyndon John/Robbery Sqd. 02/08/2020/2100/8688