Cops: N. Lindenhurst man charged in bank robbery

Mark Brown, 35, of North Lindenhurst was arrested Mark Brown, 35, of North Lindenhurst was arrested and charged with robbing a bank in his hometown Monday morning, Suffolk County police said. (July 25, 2012) Photo Credit: SCPD

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A North Lindenhurst man was arrested Wednesday and charged with robbing a bank in his hometown Monday morning, Suffolk County police said.

Mark Brown, 35, of 921 North Ontario Ave., will be arraigned Thursday in First District Court in Central Islip on a charge of robbery in the third degree, police said.

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Brown allegedly entered the Citibank branch at 120 Sunrise Hwy. in North Lindenhurst about 10 a.m. Monday and handed a threatening note to a teller. The employee gave the robber cash from a drawer and he fled on foot, police said at the time.

In a Wednesday news release, police did not provide the circumstances of Brown's arrest.

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