Police: 3 suspects in Suffolk County robbery pattern arrested

Police say three men have been arrested in connection with a string of holdups in Suffolk County. Officials arrested the men following a crash on

Officials say they arrested three men in connection with a string of Suffolk County hold ups following a crash on New Highway in Copiague Tuesday night.

Officials say they arrested three men in connection with a string of Suffolk County hold ups following a crash on New Highway in Copiague Tuesday night. (1/7/16)

COPIAGUE - Police say three men have been arrested in connection with a string of holdups in Suffolk County.

Officials arrested the men following a crash on New Highway in Copiague Tuesday night.

The men are accused of a "pattern of crimes," including the holdups at two Bay Shore businesses spanning 15 minutes apart Tuesday night.

The suspects were identified as Mykel McLamb, of North Amityville; Jamel Gay, of Bay Shore; and Eric Willis, of East Massapequa.

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