2 Banks Robbed in Commack

Two banks were robbed in Commack Wednesday, Suffolk County police said.

A Capital One bank at 2050 Jericho Turnpike, was robbed about 11:50 a.m. by a man who entered the bank, handed a teller a note threatening violence and demanded money. The teller gave him cash from the drawer and the man fled on foot.

At about 4:35 p.m. a man entered HSBC, at 5880 Jericho Turnpike,and handed an employee a note threatening violence and demanding money. The teller complied and the man fled on foot.

The man was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt under a dark colored jacket. His hood was up and he was also wearing a blue baseball cap, a blue facemask, and gloves.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6553 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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