The Second Squad reports the Arrest of a Wyandanch man for Robbery that occurred on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 6:23 am in Farmingdale.
According to detectives, Rashawn J. Mcknight, 29, of 100 Jamaica Avenue entered the Starbucks Coffee Shop located at 121 Secatogue Avenue and presented a note to a female cashier demanding cash. After the cashier explained she had no money Mcknight took a seat at the counter and the cashier activated the stores silent alarm. Second Precinct police officers arrived on scene and were able to place Rashawn Mcknight into police custody without incident. Further investigation revealed that Mcknight was also in possession of a Taser. There were no weapons displayed at the time of the incident. There were 3 employees and 0 customers in the store. There were no injuries reported.
Rashawn J. Mcknight was charged with Robbery 3rd Degree ( Attempt ), and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Saturday, June 24, 2016.