FBI captures fugitive wanted for bank jobs in NY, NJ

FBI captures fugitive wanted for bank jobs in NY, NJ

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MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - The FBI has captured a fugitive bank robbery suspect with ties to suburban Long Island. Luis Alomar is wanted for at least 20 robberies along the eastern seaboard in places including New York, New Jersey and Delaware, the FBI said.

Agents took Alomar into custody Tuesday morning in Medford. The 37-year-old was considered armed and dangerous. A federal arrest warrant exists for him for a holdup in Delaware.

He also is believed to have ties to southern Florida, specifically Palm Beach County, Kissimmee, and Osceola County.

Alomar was in custody and unavailable for comment.

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