Arrest made for armed robbery of Flanders man

08/26/2011 7:11 PM |

A Riverhead man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery earlier this month, according to Southampton Town Police.

Aaron Hartmann, 21, of Riverhead was arrested Friday at police headquarters in connection with an Aug. 13 robbery of a Flanders Man,police said.

In that incident, which took place early in the morning, a man pointed a handgun at a Flanders man and demanded that he give him his car stereo, according to police. No one was hurt in the incident, police said.

Following a two-week investigation, police arrested Mr. Hartmann and charged him with second-degree attempted robbery, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree menacing.

He was arraigned and sent to the county jail in lieu of $30,000 bail, police said.