LI man linked to 7 bank robberies arrested

Suffolk police say a Kings Park man was arrested Monday, June 9, 2014, and charged with robbing as many as seven banks over a two-week period. Brian Blackford, 40, was linked to robberies in which a man handed notes to a teller and then ran away after the teller complied. Blackford is to be arraigned on June 10 in the First District Court in Central Islip. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

Brian Blackford, 40, of Kings Park, is led out of the First Precinct
in West Babylon Tuesday morning, June 10, 2014, to face arraignment on charges in connection with as many as seven bank robberies over a two-week period, Suffolk police said.

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