2016-10-20 / Front Page

Copiague man charged in Massapequa bank robbery

Second subject still at large

Shabril MaxwellShabril MaxwellA Copiague man was arrested and charged by Nassau County Police in connection with a bank robbery that took place on Fri., Jan. 15 in Massapequa. Police gave this account:

Arrested and charged was Shabril Maxwell, 21, of 51 Bethpage Rd., who police said entered the Bethpage Federal Credit Union, 6257 Sunrise Highway, at 3:32 p.m. and approached a bank teller and passed a demand note as well as verbally demanding money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled the bank on foot, westbound towards Willow Street.

                             Detectives located Maxwell at the Nassau County Correctional Facility, where he was incarcerated for an unrelated charge and was placed under arrest.

Police are looking for a female accomplice. Who was described as being black, 23-24 years old, 5’2”- 5’3” tall with a heavy build. She was wearing a multicolored winter hat, black & white jacket, purple pants and dark colored boots.

During the Robbery there were 9 employees and 2 customers present; none of whom were injured.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous

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