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Nassau Police Arrest Man for Bank Robbery

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An arrest has been made in connection to a March robbery in Valley Stream.

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Update, 1/25/14 - The Robbery Squad reports the arrest of Anthony Leon, 20, of 2015 18th Street Apt. 3C, Astoria Queens for the below listed crime.  He is charged with Robbery 2nd degree and will be arraigned on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at First District Court in Hempstead.
 
Original Press Release
Valley Stream, NY - March 24, 2013 - The Robbery Squad reports a Robbery that occurred on Sunday March 24, 2013 at 1:15 p.m. in Valley Stream.
 
According to detectives, two subjects entered the TD Bank, located at 275 W. Merrick Road. Subject 1, a male white, approximately 21 years old, 5’8” tall, medium build, medium to light complexion, wearing a black woolen hat and black sweatshirt  waited in the customer service line, while subject 2, a male black, 18-21 years old, 5’8” – 5’10” tall, dark complexion, dark afro style hair with a bleach white Mohawk in the middle of his head, took a seat in the customer service area. The first subject passed a demand note to the teller who complied by giving an unknown amount of U.S. currency to the subject. The subjects fled on foot eastbound on W. Merrick Road with the proceeds. There were no injuries reported. There were (5) five employees and (8) eight customers in the bank at the time.
 
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.