Farmingdale, NY - February 9th, 2016 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a Locust Valley man after patrons held him at the scene following a bank robbery in Farmingdale.
A man entered TD Bank, located at 90 Broadhollow Road, approached a teller and then leaned over the counter and stole money from the drawer at 9:40 a.m.
As the suspect was attempting to flee the bank, two patrons held him in the ATM vestibule until police arrived.
Pattern Crime Unit detectives arrested and charged Jesse Josefsberg, 34, of Lattingtown Road, with Robbery 3rd Degree. He will be held overnight at the First Precinct for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip tomorrow.
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