Man who robbed bank, wounded officers sentenced to prison

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A man who wounded two officers during a bank robbery was sentenced Wednesday to 76 years in prison.

Jason Polanco was convicted last month of assault, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon.

Authorities charged Polanco and Jason Kemp with robbing a grocery store on East 180th Street in 2015 and shooting at responding officers Andrew Dossi and Aliro Pellerano.

Both officers were hit. News 12 was told it took about a year for both officers to recover from their injuries.

Polanco was also sentenced to five years’ post-release supervision. 

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