String of holdups reported at Nassau banks

Officials say banks in Merrick, Garden City and Rockville Centre were held up yesterday.

Officials say banks in Merrick, Garden City and Rockville Centre were held up yesterday.

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.

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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