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Police Investigate Bank Robbery In Ronkonkoma

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

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RONKONKOMA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A bank robber struck against a Capital One Bank branch in Suffolk County Saturday.

Suffolk County Police say the crime happened at 131 Portion Road around 1:58 p.m.

Authorities say a man entered the bank and showed a teller a note that demanded cash and indicated a threat if the teller did not comply.

After the teller handed over money, the suspect fled on foot and headed east towards a Kohl’s Department Store.

Police describe the suspect as a white or Hispanic man in his 20s, standing between 5’6″ and 5’8″ and wearing a classic Yankees hat, dark windbreaker and sunglasses.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392, call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

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