For Immediate Release
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Incident: Man Arrested for Bank Robbery
Location: HSBC, 1718 Montauk Highway, Mastic
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 06, 2018 at approximately 12:48

Suffolk County Police have arrested a man for robbing a Mastic bank this afternoon.


Randy Ayers entered HSBC, located at 1718 Montauk Highway, on November 6 at approximately 12:48 p.m. Ayers approached a teller and presented a note demanding cash. The teller complied and Ayers fled on foot. Seventh Precinct officers responded and officer Cody Matthews located Ayers a short time later.


Ayers, 58, of 174 Pawnee Avenue, Mastic, was arrested and charged with Robbery 3rd Degree.


Ayers will be held overnight at the Seventh Precinct, and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on November 7.


A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18- 652510
Suffolk County Police Department

To report a crime anonymously, call 1-800-220-TIPS or text “SCPD” and your message to CRIMES (274637) or visit You may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000 if your tip results in an arrest.