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State Police: Arrest Made In Bank Robbery In Cortlandt Town Center

Desmond Mighty, of Mohegan Lake, was arrested in connection with a bank robbery last week at the Cortlandt Town Center.
Desmond Mighty, of Mohegan Lake, was arrested in connection with a bank robbery last week at the Cortlandt Town Center. Photo Credit: Courtesy New York State Police

MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. -- A 51-year-old Mohegan Lake man has been arrested in connection with Wednesday's robbery at the Chase Bank in the Cortlandt Town Center. 

Desmond O. Mighty was arrested after an investigation into the robbery that included examining surveillance video and interviewing witnesses in the area, according to State Police in Cortlandt. Mighty was arrested and charged with felony third-degree robbery and faces up to seven years in state prison. 

The FBI, U.S. Postal Inspectors Office and the City of Peekskill Police Department assisted state police in the investigation of the bank robbery. 

Mighty was arraigned in the Town of Cortlandt Court and remanded to Westchester County Jail pending a future court date, according to state police. 

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