A North Woodmere man was arrested after a bank robbery that occurred Friday morning in Rockville Centre.
According to Nassau County detectives, around 9:20 a.m. the defendant, Jamie Bernard, 22, entered the TD Bank at 290 Merrick Road and allegedly handed a demand note to a teller. After obtaining an undetermined amount of money, Bernard fled out the rear door into a municipal parking lot.
At 10:50 a.m., Bureau of Special Operations officers located Bernard, who was hiding behind a garage on S. Marion Place and placed him under arrest without incident, police said.
According to police, during the robbery there were seven employees present. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.
The defendant is charged with robbery in the third degree and will be arraigned on Saturday in First District Court in Hempstead.
Editor's Note: The original report said Bernard was from Valley Stream.