NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Police on Long Island have launched an investigation into a bank robbery that occurred on Saturday in Medford.

At 10:15 Saturday morning a man entered the Astoria Federal Savings Bank and demanded cash while threatening the teller with a weapon, before fleeing on foot, according to the Suffolk County Police.

The suspect was described as a black male in his thirties with a heavy build, 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a goatee.

Witnesses said that he was wearing a black baseball cap with safety goggles, a black long-sleeved shirt, and a white glove with a red palm.

Anybody with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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