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Bohemia Man Arrested for Robbing Smithtown Bank, According to Authorities

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John Scrofani Jr., 31, entered TD Bank and presented a note to a teller demanding cash, officials report.

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SCPD have arrested John Scrofani Jr. of Bohemia, 31, for robbing a Smithtown bank.

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Smithtown, NY - January 23, 2017 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a Bohemia man for robbing a Smithtown bank on Sunday, January 21.
 
John Scrofani Jr. entered TD Bank, located at 714 Route 347, at 10:57 a.m. and presented a note to a teller demanding cash. The teller complied and Scrofani Jr. fled. Fourth Precinct officers responded and located him in a vehicle on Route 347 at Brooksite Drive in Smithtown a short time later.
 
Major Case Unit detectives charged Scrofani Jr., 31, with Robbery 3rd Degree. He will be held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and arraigned on January 22 at First District Court in Central Islip.
 
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