Bank Robber Who Struck Twice in 1 Week Nabbed, Cops Say

A New York City man was arrested Friday for robbing two Long Island banks in one week earlier this year, Nassau County police said.

James Pope, 35, of the Bronx, was charged with two counts of robbery.

Police said Pope robbed the TD Bank on Franklin Avenue in Garden City on Jan. 30 and the TD Bank on Great Neck Road in Great Neck Plaza on Feb. 4.

Robbery Squad detectives said Pope threatened to shoot a teller in one case, but a gun was not seen.

Pope will be arraigned Friday at Nassau County Court in Mineola.

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