Major Case Bureau detectives are investigating a Bank Robbery that occurred on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 2:32 pm in Rockville Centre.
According to detectives, a male black subject entered Chase Bank, 10 North Village Avenue, and approached a teller window. After producing a demand note for money and making verbal threats about using a gun (none observed), the teller complied and gave the subject an undisclosed amount of cash. The subject then fled the bank and was last seen heading northbound on North Village Avenue towards Sunrise Highway.
The subject was described as being in his mid-twenties, 5’7”-5’8” tall with a dark complexion and a slim build. He was wearing an olive green NY Knicks baseball cap, Aviator style sunglasses and an olive green pullover shirt (photo attached). No injuries were reported.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Mercado/Robbery Squad 06/27/15/2105/6672
****UPDATE****Details by: Det.Mercado/Robbery Squad 10/23/15/1430/8348
The Robbery Squad reports the arrest of Cyrus Morris, 43, of 106-05, 159th Street, Jamaica, N.Y. for the above crime. The defendant was arrested on Friday, October 23, 2015 at 9:20 am at the Brooklyn House of Detention on an unrelated charge. The defendant is charged with two counts of Robbery 3rd Degree and will be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Friday, October 23, 2015.