Police: 2 arrested after jewelry store heist in Copiague

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Two men were arraigned on robbery charges Tuesday after allegedly robbing a jewelry store in Copiague. 

Police say a woman called 911 around 3 p.m. Monday after she saw a man wearing a face mask run out of Nathan Jewelry and into a red car. 

Police say the robber was a wielding a knife and what looked to be a handgun. He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Officers pulled over a vehicle matching the description from the 911 caller and jewelry store employee near Great Neck Road and Scudder Avenue in Copiague about 15 minutes after the robbery.

Seth Marion and Cody Costa were inside the car and taken into custody, according to police. 

Costa is being held on $50,000 bail. Marion is being held on $75,000 bail. Both are due back in court Friday.
 

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