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Uniondale Man Arrested in Connection to Merrick Bank Robbery

Robert Davidson also robbed banks in Garden City and Rockville Centre, police said.

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. 

After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, Davidson fled the bank westbound on Merrick Road.

During the robbery there were five employees and one customer present, but no one was injured.

Davidson also allegedly robbed two TD Bank branches in Rockville Centre and Garden City on Jan. 10 and 13, authorities said. 

Davidson was charged third-degree robbery and violation of parole. 

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