Nassau County Police have arrested a New Hyde Park man on attempted robbery charges for allegedly attempting to rob the Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union on Marcus Avenue on Dec. 30.
According to detectives, Joseph Holler, 23, entered the Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union at 1636 Marcus Avenue and presented a teller with a demand note. Third Precinct Police Officers arrived at the location in response to a hold up alarm and located defendant Holler inside the bank prior to him obtaining any proceeds.
When Holler observed the officers he immediately fled out the side door of the bank and began running southbound on Marcus Avenue. Officers apprehended Holler without incident in the rear yard of a home on Nortema Court. At the time of the incident there were six employees and four customers in the bank. No injuries were reported.
Holler is charged with first degree attempted robbery. He will be arraigned on Dec. 31, 2013 in First District Court at 99 Main St. in Hempstead.