Cops: 2nd arrest in Mineola bank robbery

An Amityville man who robbed a Mineola bank on Monday has been arrested, police said, one day after his accomplice who drove the getaway car was nabbed.

Nassau police on Wednesday arrested Lee Harrison, 40, who they said robbed the TD Bank at 540 Jericho Tpke. earlier this week, police said. Harrison entered the bank and ordered the teller to give him cash using a note and verbal demands, then fled in an unknown direction, police said. No injuries were reported during the robbery.

Police said Harrison was found and arrested in Amityville on Wednesday "without incident."


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On Tuesday, police arrested Nathaniel Kelly Jr., 60, also of Amityville, who police said drove the getaway vehicle in the robbery. Kelly was charged with second-degree robbery and arraigned Wednesday.

Harrison is also charged with second-degree robbery, and is scheduled to be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Thursday.

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