Hempstead Bank Robbed At Gunpoint


A bank in Hempstead was robbed on August 22.

Police say at 4:40 p.m. two male black subjects entered the Bethpage Federal Credit Union located at 170 Fulton Avenue and approached a teller. One of the subjects displayed a handgun and made a verbal demand while the other stood nearby. The subjects fled on foot with the money in an unknown direction.

Subject #1 is described as 25-35 years of age, 6’1” tall, wearing camouflage baseball cap, black mask, sunglasses and light colored pants.

Subject #2 is described as in his 20’s, 5’7” tall, wearing a dark baseball cap, mask, black long sleeved shirt and jeans.

There were 9 employees and 3 customers in the bank at the time of the robbery. No injuries were reported.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-8477. All callers will remain anonymous.