The First Squad reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for an Attempted Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 2:33 am in East Meadow.
According to Detectives, a 71-year-old male victim was taking out the garbage in front of 1856 Hempstead Turnpike when he was approached by the defendant. The defendant, James Stack, 42, of 29 Richardson Place, asked the victim for money. The victim refused and the defendant stated he would come back with a gun. A witness called 911 and the defendant fled on foot westbound on Hempstead Turnpike. After a thorough investigation the defendant was located in the rear of 1650 Hempstead Turnpike and was placed into police custody without incident. No injuries were reported.
Defendant Stack is charged with Attempted Robbery 3rd Degree and Disorderly Conduct. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.