THE BRONX - Three men, including a corrections officer, have been charged in a series of armored car robberies in the Bronx.
Police say 29-year-old Michael Santiago, a corrections officer employed by Downstate Correctional Facility in Fishkill, 34-year-old Kenneth Smith and 20-year-old Bruce Collazo stole over $100,000 from aromored vehicles in the Bronx.
Officials say Santiago used to work as a driver for one of the armored vehicle companies.
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They say between August and December 2015, Santiago, Smith, and Collazo participated in gunpoint robberies of armored car operators.
During the Dec. 15 robbery, a member of the crew exchanged gunfire with the operator of the armored vehicle before escaping on foot.
Police say a number of other men who also participated in the robberies are still at large.