The Major Case Bureau is investigating a Bank Robbery that occurred on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 9:45 am in East Rockaway.
According to Robbery Squad Detectives, an unknown male, entered the Capital One Bank, located at 115 Main Street, approached a teller, made a verbal demand and also passed a note demanding money. The teller complied with an undetermined amount of US currency. The subject then fled on foot southbound on Baisley Avenue towards Davis Avenue. The subject is described as a white male, 35-40 years of age, approximately 5’11” to 6’0” tall, thin build, wearing a blue Syracuse Lacrosse hooded sweatshirt. There were six employees and three customers present at the time of the robbery. There were no reported injuries.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of Robert Land, 40 of 104 2nd Avenue, East Rockaway for the above listed Robbery. Land was located and placed under arrest on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 8:27 p.m. at his residence without incident. At the time of his arrest Land was found in possession of heroin.
He is charged with Robbery 3rd degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.