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Teen Arrested for Ronkonkoma Bank Robbery

Suffolk police arrested a Farmingville teenager forĀ  robbing a bank in Ronkonkoma Monday afternoon.

Christopher Ruben

Christopher Ruben

Christopher Ruben, 18, entered the TD Bank branch on Portion Road, gave a teller a note demanding cash and the teller gave Ruben cash from the drawer before he fled at 3:47 p.m., according to Major Case Investigations Unit detectives.


Officers apprehended the suspect after he jumped a fence at a sump on Sachem School District property.

Ruben was charged with robbery. He will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Tuesday.

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