Woman Robs Riverhead Bank, Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect

Riverhead robbery suspect. Credit: RPD
Riverhead robbery suspect. Credit: RPD

A woman entered Suffolk County National Bank on West Second Street in Riverhead Thursday morning and handed the teller a note demanding money before she fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to Riverhead police.

Police said the robbery was reported at 10:36 a.m. The woman is between 5-foot-2 and 5-foot-5 with a medium build, wearing a black jacket over a grey hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, a black hat and sunglasses.

Police searched the area with a K-9 unit and a helicopter but failed to locate the woman.

Anyone who may have information on the robbery is asked to contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS or the Riverhead Police Department at 631-727-4500. Police said all calls will be kept confidential.

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