Roslyn Heights man charged with third degree robbery


A Roslyn Heights man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a bank robbery that took place Tuesday, police said. 

Darren Lindo, 31, is being charged with third degree robbery, police said. 

According to police, Lindo entered the First National Bank of Long Island at 130 Mineola Ave. in Roslyn Heights at 9:42 a.m. and demanded money from a teller. 

Lindo threatened that he had a gun, but no gun was found, police said. 

Lindo allegedly left the bank on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. 

There were five employees and one customer inside the bank at the time of the robbery, police said. 

No injuries were reported. 

Lindo will be arraigned in the First District Court in Hempstead on Thursday, Oct. 15, police said. 




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