The Major Case Bureau reports the details of a bank robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 1:01pm in West Hempstead.
According to Robbery Squad detectives, an unknown male suspect entered the Bank of America located at 60 Hempstead Avenue, approached a teller and made a verbal demand for money. After obtaining an undetermined amount of US currency, the subject fled on foot eastbound on Hempstead Avenue. The suspect is described as a male black, 5’5”, in his 30’s, thin build, unshaven and wearing a tan shirt. There were four employees and no customers present at the time of the Robbery. No injuries were reported.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
The Major Case Bureau reports a joint investigation between the Robbery Squad and the Hempstead Police Department has led to the arrest of Frederick Z. Rogers, 32, (no known address) for the above listed crime. The defendant is charged with Robbery 3rd Degree and for a Violation of a Parole Warrant. Rogers will be arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Friday, August 14, 2015.