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Cops charge teen in attempted robbery; search for second suspect continues

Riverhead Police arrested Alexander Maldonado, 16, in connection with an attempted robbery on Roanoke Avenue Aug. 10. Photo: Riverhead Police Department handout

A 16-year-old has been arrested in the attempted robbery of two men outside their Roanoke Avenue home Friday night, the Riverhead Police Department said in a press release this morning.

Police said they arrested Alexander Maldanado, 16, of Riverhead last night on two counts of attempted robbery in the second degree.

A second male suspect remains at large, police said. 

Anyone with information about the incident or the identity of the second suspect is asked to contact Riverhead Town Police at 631-727-4500.

Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. By law, a person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.