Police Arrest Bank Robber: Three Years Later

AffekThe Scarsdale Police have made an arrest for a bank robbery that occurred three and a half years ago. On Thursday, January 4 Police arrested 36 year old Matthew Affek of North Road in Bronxville in connection with a bank robbery that occurred at the Webster Bank in 2015.

On July 18th, 2015 at approximately 11:00 am, a male suspect entered the Webster Bank at 17 Popham Road and presented a teller with a note demanding cash. The teller complied with the suspect’s request, and he fled the bank with the cash. The officers who responded to the bank processed the crime scene, interviewed witnesses and collected evidence.

The department’s preliminary investigation included multiple interviews with all bank personnel, customers, witnesses in the area and a review of all available area video camera surveillance.

The Scarsdale Police Department’s continuous investigation eventually focused on Mr. Affek as a suspect. The defendant’s DNA was a positive match to evidence left at the scene. The suspect was taken into custody by Scarsdale Detectives at approximately 6:27 pm in Mount Vernon, and in an interview admitted to the bank robbery. Defendant Affek was charged with Felony Larceny.