On Friday, June 30, the victim, a 38-year-old man, went to a bank in New Hyde Park to exchange $18,500 into approximately 16,959 euros, according to Nassau County Police.

After leaving the bank, the victim put the money in the glove compartment of his Nissan Altima and drove to Williston Diner at 112 Hillside Avenue.

At 4:45 p.m., while the victim was inside the restaurant, police reported that a man entered the parking lot, opened the passenger door of the Nissan Altima and stole euros from the glove box.

The incident was caught on camera.

He then returned to his silver or gray 2018 Kia Sportage and fled west along Hillside Avenue.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s with a thin build, short-shaven hair and an unshaven beard.

He was wearing a black hat, blue long-sleeved shirt, black pants and black sneakers.

We encourage anyone with information regarding the theft to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or 911.

All calls will remain anonymous.

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