The Third Squad is investigating an unusual/suspicious incident that occurred on Friday, May 01, 2015 at 2:20 p.m. in E. Garden City.
According to detectives, Simon Property Group, the management company for Roosevelt Field mall, located at 630 Old Country Road, received an email from an unknown individual stating there was a public safety device inside the mall. The Nassau County Police were notified and responded with multiple units, including Emergency Service Unit, K-9 unit, Arson Bomb Squad, Third Squad detectives, patrol units from the Third Precinct and Garden City Police. A thorough search was conducted with negative results. All safety protocols were followed and at no time was it deemed necessary to evacuate the mall. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.