Cops: Alleged gunman arrested in court

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A gunman who fled a Hicksville business in April after his handgun was wrestled from him, was arrested Wednesday when he showed up at a Mineola court on an unrelated matter, police said.

Jesus Bellamy, 26, of 196 Valcour Ave., Uniondale, was charged with first degree robbery, criminal use of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon.

Bellamy went to Credit Solutions, 550 W. Old Country Rd., in Hicksville on April 20, demanding money for work he had done, Nassau police said.

During a confrontation with the company president, Bellamy pulled out a gun, continued to demand money and made threats, police said.

When Bellamy fled, he left a baseball cap behind, police said. Forensic testing on DNA evidence from the cap identified Bellamy, police said, although initially, police were unable to locate him.

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Bellamy was arrested at County Court in Mineola by officers of the Bureau of Special Operations.

He was to be arraigned Thursday in First District Court, Hempstead.

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