Authorities make second arrest in Martha’s Vineyard bank robbery – Boston News, Weather, Sports

(WHDH) — A New Hampshire man was arrested Friday night in connection with the brazen armed robbery of a bank in Martha’s Vineyard — the second arrest in connection with the crime.

State police and FBI agents arrested Omar Johnson of Canterbury around 8 p.m. after he stopped his car in New Haven, Connecticut around 8 p.m., according to Cape & Islands prosecutors.

He is charged with armed robbery, masked and armed with a firearm, and conspiracy.

This is the second arrest in connection with the November 17 robbery of the Rockland Trust Bank in Tisbury.

Investigators said three masked robbers broke into the bank, tied up employees and got away in a stolen car with an undisclosed sum of cash.

Miquel Antonio Jones of Edgartown was subsequently charged with aiding and abetting.

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