Atlantic Beach man charged in Woodmere bank robbery


An Atlantic Beach man was arrested for allegedly robbing the Chase Bank at 1000 Railroad Ave. in Woodmere on Aug. 16, police said.

Lon Diamond, 42, of Ithaca Ave., approached the teller and handed her note that demand money at 10:52 a.m. on that Thursday, according to police. The teller gave Diamond an unspecified amount of money. He fled onto Irving Place, then North Central Avenue and he was last seen heading north on Mosher Avenue. No injuries were reported.

Diamond was arrested later in the day without incident. He was charged with robbery third-degree.