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Police Arrest Suspect in 14 Bank Holdups

From Times Wire Reports

Police believe they struck a blow against a rash of daylight bank robberies by arresting a man suspected in 14 holdups in the last two months. Bryant Brown, 37, is suspected of robbing banks from Lower Manhattan to Harlem of about $41,000 by passing a note demanding money, said police, who made the arrest in Brooklyn after receiving a tip.

New York City holdups have tripled this year, with 170 bank robberies reported so far, compared with 57 in the same period last year.


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