According to Detectives, a male suspect entered the Bethpage Federal Credit Union located at 750 Old Country Road and presented a demand note to a teller. After obtaining an undetermined amount of U.S. currency the suspect fled on foot southbound on Westbury Drive. There were six employees and three customers present in the bank at the time of the robbery. No injuries were reported.
The suspect is described as a male white, 35-40 years old, 6’1”, blonde hair, wearing a blue baseball cap, gray sweatshirt and jeans.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of Joseph M. Occhiogrosso, 38 of 742 Carmen Avenue, Westbury for the above Robbery.
On Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 4:20 p.m. Robbery Squad detectives with the assistance of Bureau of Special Operations officers located Occhiogrosso on Murray Road and Field Lane in Westbury and placed him under arrest without incident.
Occhigrosso is charged with two counts of Robbery 3rd degree. He will be arraigned on Friday, November 14, 2014 at First District Court in Hempstead.