Crime and courts briefs
Police seek man who robbed Capital One Bank
Suffolk County police detectives are investigating a bank robbery yesterday morning in Deer Park.
Police said a man handed a note demanding money to a teller at the Capital One Bank, 375 Commack Rd. near Grand Boulevard, about 10:35. The teller gave the man cash from the drawer and the suspect fled on foot, police said.
The suspect, above, is described as 5-foot-10, 30 to 35 years old, bald, medium build with a chin-strap beard. He was wearing jeans and a blue windbreaker, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477.
Two LI robbery suspects arrested in Brooklyn
A woman who police said set up a 21-year-old man to be robbed in his Lido Beach home has been arrested, along with one of the robbers.
Nassau police said that at about 1:30 a.m. on May 14, the man invited Rebekah Silverman, 23, over to his Buxton Street home to "hang out." Silverman left and about 15 minutes after she returned, two men entered the bedroom. The first man flashed a gun and took two gold-colored necklaces, a men's Rolex watch, an iPhone, a laptop computer, and a wallet with an unknown amount of cash from the victim, police said. The two robbers tied up the victim and fled, police said.
On Thursday, police arrested Silverman, of 27 Arion Pl. in Brooklyn, and Tywain Sinclair, 22, of 579 Grand Ave. in Brooklyn.
The pair, both charged with first-degree burglary and other counts, were arraigned Friday at First District Court in Hempstead.