UPDATE:Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for robbing a Centereach bank in June. Utilizing video surveillance as well as Crime Stoppers tips, Pattern Crime Unit detectives identified Joseph DiSclafani, 48, of Centereach, as the man who robbed the People’s United Bank, located at 1919 Middle Country Road on June 26. After identifying DiSclafani, Pattern Crime Unit detectives placed him under surveillance and he was subsequently arrested today without incident.
Joseph DiSclafani, 48, of Centereach was charged with one count of Robbery 3rd Degree and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on August 6, 2015.
LONG ISLAND, NY – Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify the man in the photograph who may be able to assist in the investigation of a recent Centereach bank robbery.
A man entered the Peoples United Bank, located at 1919 Middle Country Road, on June 26 at approximately 11:30 a.m., approached a teller and presented a note demanding cash. The teller complied and the man fled on foot.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are seeking assistance from the public in finding out any information about the suspect pictured above who robbed a Centereach bank on June 26.
Detectives are looking to speak to the man in the attached photo regarding the incident.
The suspect is described as a white male wearing a blue Yankees hat, sunglasses and a black t-shirt. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
The fact that a suspect is accused with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Defendants are entitled to a fair trial with the burden on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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