Police arrest suspect in 6 bank robberies across Nassau

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Nassau police have arrested a suspected serial bank robber.

Police say Junior Ghirawoo is responsible for six bank robberies and three attempted bank robberies over the past year.

News 12 is told the 33-year-old was arrested Friday after trying to get cash from the Chase Bank on Franklin Avenue in Franklin Square.

Officials say they have tied him to robberies across Elmont and Hempstead.

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