Police: Man arrested in connected to attempting to rob bank in East Meadow

A staff member was able to pull a silent alarm and notify police

News 12 Staff

May 9, 2021, 10:22 AM

Updated 1,070 days ago

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Police have arrested a man in connection to a bank robbery attempt in East Meadow.
The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Police say Mathew Matteo, 28, went into the Chase Bank on Hempstead Turnpike and gave the teller a note demanding money.
A staff member was able to pull a silent alarm and notify police.
The Lynbrook man is charged with attempted robbery and is expected to be arraigned today.


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