Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Kings Park man has been accused of robbing seven banks in a 17-day span after he was allegedly caught fleeing a bank robbery in a getaway car, Suffolk County police said.Brian Blackford was charged with seven counts of robbery after police said the suspect was arrested fleeing a robbery at Capitol One bank in Nesconset shortly before 3 p.m. Monday.His alleged getaway driver, 51-year-old Fitzalla Coward of Brentwood, was also arrested and charged with one count of robbery.Police said Blackford robbed the Capitol One in Deer Park on May 24, Bank of America in Commack on May 27, Bethpage Federal Credit Union in Farmingdale on May 29, Capitol One in Farmingdale on June 2, TD Bank in Sayville on June 3 and Citibank in North Lindenhurst on June 5.In each case, police said the 40-year-old suspect gave the teller a note demanding cash. After the tellers complied, he fled with cash, police said.Pattern Crime Unit detectives identified the suspect using video surveillance footage and Crime Stoppers tips from the public, police said.Blackford and Coward will be arraigned Tuesday at First District Court in Central Islip.Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.
Topics : Pompeo’s remarks on Hong Kong, Taiwan, human rights and trade disputes were “nonsense” that slandered the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the WPK spokesman said.”Pompeo, who has been deeply engrossed in espionage and plot-breeding against other countries, has become too ignorant to discern where the sun rises and where it sets,” the spokesman said.Such statements by American leaders are a sign of their concerns about a declining United States, he said, citing the ongoing protests against police brutality.”Demonstrators enraged by the extreme racists throng even to the White House,” the spokesman said. “This is the reality in the US today. American liberalism and democracy put the cap of leftist on the demonstrators and threaten to unleash even dogs for suppression.”South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said it was the first time the WPK international affairs department had issued a statement of its own since North Korean leader Kim Jong-un took power in 2011. North Korea on Thursday said the United States is in no position to criticise China over Hong Kong or human rights when Washington threatens to “unleash dogs” to suppress anti-racism protests at home.In an article carried by one of North Korea’s main state-run newspapers, an unnamed spokesman for the international affairs department of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) criticized recent comments by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.Speaking to Fox News on Sunday, Pompeo said recent actions by the Chinese Communist Party suggest it is “intent upon the destruction of Western ideas, Western democracies, Western values” and “puts Americans at risk.”