The Major Case Bureau reports a Robbery that occurred on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 1:40 p.m. in East Meadow.
According to Robbery Squad Detectives, Mathew Matteo, 28 years old, of 238 Hendrickson Avenue in Lynbrook, attempted to rob a Chase Bank, located at 2469 Hempstead Turnpike. The defendant entered the bank, presented a demand note and verbally demanded money from a bank teller. Employees of the bank were able to call 911 and managed to pull the silent alarm while the defendant was still inside the bank. Officers immediately responded to the bank and apprehended the defendant without further incident. There were five employees present and no reported injuries.
The defendant is charged with Attempted Robbery in the 3rd degree and will be arraigned tomorrow in Mineola.
Details by: Det. Parpan/MCB/Robbery Squad 05/08/21/2311/9595