The Major Case Bureau is investigating a robbery that occurred in Valley Stream on Thursday, 09/01/16 at 7:40 P.M.
According to Robbery Squad detectives, two male subjects, armed with a handgun, entered the Verizon store located at 60 E. Merrick Rd. approached the store clerk and demanded cell phones and money. The victim complied and the subjects fled on foot southbound on South Cottage Ave. toward East Lincoln Ave., with cell phones and an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no customers present in the store at the time of the robbery.
No injuries were reported.
The subjects are described as male blacks, 18-22 years of age, with dark complexions and thin builds, wearing hooded sweatshirts. No further description is available.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.