Fifth Squad detectives report the arrest of a Cambria Heights man for two robberies that occurred in Elmont on Friday, 09/02/16 at 2:25 P.M., and Friday, 08/05/16 at 2:02 P.M.
According to detectives, Shane Williams, 25, of 115-30 218th St., armed with a handgun, entered the Metro PCS store located at 752A Elmont Rd. on the above listed dates and times, approached the store clerks and demanded cell phones and cash. The victims complied and handed over and undisclosed amount of cash and cell phones. The subject fled the scene on foot with the proceeds.
No injuries were reported.
Subsequent investigation by Fifth Squad detectives led to the arrest of the defendant on Friday, 09/02/16 at 4:45 P.M. No further details are being disclosed at this time.
Shane is being charged with two counts of Robbery 1st Degree, two counts of Possession Dangerous Weapon 4th Degree and will be arraigned on Saturday, 09/03/16 in First District Court, Hempstead.