Major Case Bureau detectives from the Robbery Squad are investigating a robbery that occurred on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 5:45 pm in Garden City South.
According to detectives, a male subject (unknown race) entered the Valley Bank, 339 Nassau Boulevard, approached a teller and made verbal demands for money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject, who was further described as being about 35-45 years old, 5’10”-6’ tall with a stocky build, wearing a dark hooded sweat shirt, blue sweatpants, a plaid baseball hat, sunglasses, a dust mask covering his face and gloves, left the bank and was last seen on foot northbound on Nassau Boulevard towards Princeton Avenue. No injuries were reported.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. John/Robbery Squad 11/08/19/2340/6672
*** UPDATE ***
Major Case Bureau detectives from the Robbery Squad report the arrest of Patrick Pelayo, 43, of 201 Kensington Road S., Garden City South, in connection with the above incident. Pelayo is charged with Robbery 3rd Degree and will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 11/27/2019.
Details by: Det Mercado/Robbery Squad 11/27/19/0015/6672