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Miller Place Man Arrested for Rocky Point Capital One Bank Robbery

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Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Rocky Point bank this morning.

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Update - April 17th, 2015 - The Suffolk County Police Department today arrested a 26-year-old Miller Place man for robbing the Capital One bank in Rocky Point on April 14.

Following an investigation, Pattern Crime Unit detectives and Larceny Task Force detectives located and identified Max Schneider as he pulled into the Walt Whitman Shops parking lot, located at 160 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington, at approximately 5:45 p.m. Schneider was driving a 2012 Honda Civic when he was spotted by detectives.  Schneider attempted to escape and his vehicle collided with two detective vehicles before he was taken into custody.

Pattern Crime Unit detectives charged Schneider, of Miller Place, with Robbery 3rd Degree, Criminal Mischief, Reckless Endangerment and for a Violation of Parole Warrant.

Schneider will be held overnight at the Sixth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned First District Court in Central Islip on April 17.

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Below is the original release.

Rocky Point, NY - April 14th, 2015 - Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Rocky Point bank this morning.
 
A man entered Capital One, located at 366 Route 25A, at 9:10 a.m. and gave the teller a note demanding money. The teller complied and the man fled on foot with an undetermined amount of money.
 
The suspect was described as white, 30 to 40 years old, approximately 6 feet tall and was wearing a black coat.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
 

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