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Police search for man who robbed bank on Route 58 in Riverhead

Chase bank robbery

Riverhead police are searching for a male suspect in a robbery at the Chase Bank on Route 58 in Riverhead Monday evening.

Police said a man entered the bank at 5:56 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding cash. He then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.

Police remained on the scene more than an hour later, visiting neighboring stores in an attempt to located additional video footage of the suspect, who was described as white with long black hair and a black sweatshirt.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information should contact the Riverhead Police Detective Division at 631-727-4500. All calls will remain confidential, according to police.

Photo: A Riverhead Town Police car parked outside the Chase Bank branch on Route 58 on Monday evening (Credit: Grant Parpan)