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Man in wheelchair robs bank by threatening to detonate bomb

By Mason White 2:05 PM January 8, 2016
Kelvin Dennison 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A wheelchair bound man managed to rob a bank by threatening to detonate a bomb, police in New York said.

The New York Police Department said that they have arrested 23-year-old Kelvin Dennison of Queens, after allegedly robbing the TD Bank located on Astoria Boulevard.

Dennison was charged with third-degree robbery. If convicted, he faces up to seven years in prison.

According to the police investigation, Dennison entered the TD Bank branch located at 41-01 Queens Boulevard during the early afternoon on Monday, and approached a teller window, where he handed the teller a note that stated: “Give me $20,000. I have a bomb. I will shoot.”

When the teller allegedly handed Dennison a sum of money, he exited the bank and fled south on Queens Boulevard.