Police are hoping for help in finding a man who is accused of robbing a local bank.

New York State Police from Poughkeepsie are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Bank of Millbrook on Hunns Lake Road in the Town of Stanford.

On Monday around 1:15 p.m., an unidentified man entered the bank, displayed what appeared to be a handgun and stole an undisclosed amount of money, police say.

The suspect fled the bank on foot and is believed to have entered a light-colored crossover or SUV type vehicle.

The suspect is described as a 5’10” white man between 25 and 35 years old. He was seen wearing a dark colored winter cap, winter coat, dark colored pants, blue latex type gloves, a surgical mask and sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from Poughkeepsie by calling (845) 677-7300. All calls may be kept confidential.

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