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NCPD Crime Alert UPDATE: Suspect Arrested for Robbing Merrick Bank

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Robbery Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on January 13, 2014 at 11:44 am in Merrick.

Update: January 23rd, 2014 -  The Nassau County Robbery Squad in conjunction with the New York Division of Parole report the arrest of Robert Davidson, 56, of 1030 Arthur Avenue Uniondale.

He is charged with Robbery 3rd Degree and Violation of Parole. He will be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Friday, January 24, 2014.

Original Release Below:

Merrick, NY - January 14th, 2014 - Robbery Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on January 13, 2014 at 11:44 am in Merrick.

According to detectives, a male black subject entered Capital One Bank, 2192 Merrick Road and presented a demand note to a teller. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject, who was described as being 55-60 years old, 5’10” tall, wearing a Toronto Blue Jays baseball cap, dark hooded jacket, scarf and jeans, fled the bank and was last seen westbound on Merrick Road.

During the Robbery there were 5 employees and 1 customer present, none of whom were injured.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this Robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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