NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Clarkstown police are searching for a man who they believe held up the Palisades Federal Credit Union in Nanuet on Friday morning.

Investigators said surveillance cameras showed the suspect confronting a female teller and climbing over the counter to make his way to the vault.

The suspect is described as a black male, standing 5-feet-6-inches to 5-feet-9-inches tall, and in his late 30s or early 40s. He has a goatee with a scruffy beard with some grey in it. The man has a medium build.

Police said he showed a silver handgun and demanded money. Then he ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Clarkstown Police Department at 845-639-5840 or 877-639-6233.

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