Crimes Nearby: Bank Robbers Sought, Gift Card Scammers Busted

Crimes and arrests making headlines nearby this week.

Cops Searching for Roslyn Savings Bank Robber

Nassau County police are searching for the man who robbed Roslyn Savings Bank at 2111 Merrick Ave. Thursday.

According to cops, a white male, approximately 5-foot-6, wearing dark clothes entered the bank at 4:22 p.m. and presented a demand note to a teller.

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Police Looking to Identify Bank Robbery Suspect

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a Chase Bank in North Bellmore on Friday night. 

According to police, a white man entered the bank located at 1542 Bellmore Ave. around 5:50 p.m. and waited to be called by the teller.

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Wantagh Man Busted for Drugs and Gift Card Scam

A Wantagh man and two others were arrested Wednesday for scamming Home Depot and using the money they received to buy drugs, Nassau County police said.

Kurt Walther, 22, allegedly stole items from branches of the home improvement store along with Nicholas Scuro, 25, of Massapequa, and Husam Elghonami of Levittown.

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Uniondale Man Arrested in Connection to Merrick Bank Robbery

A Uniondale man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly robbing a bank in Merrick as well as two others in Garden City and Rockville Centre. 

On Jan. 13, Robert Davidson, 56, entered Capital One Bank at 2192 Merrick Road in Merrick and presented a demand note to a teller, police said. 

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