SCPD: Woman Robbed Islandia Bank While Her Six-Year-Old Waited in a Taxi

Diana Marini of Brentwood, 28, entered Chase Bank and presented a note demanding cash, then fled with her child in a waiting taxi, officials say.

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SCPD arrested Diana Marini of Brentwood, 28, for robbing an Islandia bank while she left her daughter in a waiting taxi.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Islandia, NY - October 30, 2017 - Suffolk County Police arrested a woman for robbing an Islandia bank while she left her daughter in a waiting taxi on Saturday, October 28.
 
Diana Marini entered Chase Bank, located at 1455 Veterans Memorial Highway, and presented a note demanding cash. The teller complied and the woman fled in a waiting taxi at approximately 1:05 p.m. Fourth Precinct Police Officer James Tobin responded and located the taxi, the suspect, and the suspect’s six-year-old daughter.
 
Major Case detectives charged Marini, 28, of Brentwood, New York with Robbery 1st Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. She was held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and was scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip tomorrow. The child was released to family members and Suffolk County CPS was notified.
 
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