Major Case Bureau reports the details of a robbery that occurred on Thursday, February 9, 2023, at 4:44 am in Massapequa.According to Robbery Squad Detectives, a male suspect entered the Best Western Bar Harbor Motel, located at 5080 Sunrise Highway. He approached a female employee at the front desk and demanded money while holding a knife in his hand. The female employee took the suspect into a back room and the subject removed an undetermined amount of US currency from a cash register. The subject fled eastbound on Sunrise Highway.The subject is described as a male black, approximately 5’7” tall, stocky build, wearing a black ski mask, camouflage jacket, black pants, black gloves and white sneakers.Detective’s request anyone with information regarding the above listed crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
***UPDATE***On Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at 11:30am Detectives arrested Defendant Jose Nieves, 28, undomiciled at this time, for the above listed Robbery; he will be arraigned in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.