String of holdups reported at Nassau banks

Officials say banks in Merrick, Garden City and Rockville Centre were held up yesterday. (1/14/14)

ROCKVILLE CENTRE - Police are looking into a string of holdups that occurred two hours apart from each other.

Officials say a man robbed the Capital One Bank on Merrick Road in Merrick yesterday around 11:45 a.m. The suspect is described as between 55 and 60 years of age wearing a Toronto Blue Jays hat.

Police say shortly after, a man with the same description held up a Capital One Bank on Franklin Avenue in Garden City.

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According to police, around the same time a man described as 6'2'' with dark clothing held up a TD Bank on Merrick Road in Rockville Centre.

Anyone with information on any of the bank robberies can call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  

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