Police: Man armed with shotgun tried to rob bank

A man is accused of trying to rob a Hempstead bank armed with a shotgun.

A man is accused of trying to rob a Hempstead bank armed with a shotgun.

A man is accused of trying to rob a Hempstead bank armed with a shotgun. (7/10/16)

HEMPSTEAD - A man is accused of trying to rob a Hempstead bank armed with a shotgun.

Nassau police say Prince Conteh, of Massachusetts, walked into the Bank of America branch on Main Street just before noon Saturday.

They say he left empty-handed, then crashed his getaway car into a police cruiser and took off on foot.

He was apprehended a short time later.

 

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