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Suffolk police: Man arrested in Rocky Point bank robbery

Michael O'Brien, 29, of Sound Beach, was charged

Michael O'Brien, 29, of Sound Beach, was charged with robbing a BNB Bank on Route 25A in Rocky Point on Tuesday, Suffolk County police said. Credit: SCPD

A Sound Beach man has been charged with robbing a bank Tuesday afternoon in Rocky Point, police said.

Michael O’Brien, 29, entered the BNB Bank at 75 Rte. 25A about 3:25 p.m. and gave a teller a note demanding money, Suffolk County police said.

The teller complied and O’Brien fled on foot, police said.

He was arrested at his home on Glenwood Drive in Sound Beach about 11 p.m., police said.

Police did not say what led them to O’Brien.

He was arraigned in First District Court in Central Islip on a charge of robbery in the third degree, police said.

He was held on bail of $75,000 bond or $35,000 cash, according to court records. He is being represented by the Suffolk County Legal Aid Society.

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