Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in West Hempstead on Monday, 09/26/16 at 4:25 P.M.
According to detectives, a male subject, armed with a knife, entered SK Liquor and Wine located at 500 Hempstead Tpke., approached the clerk and demanded money. The victim complied and the subject fled the scene on a silver bicycle towards Nassau Blvd. with an undisclosed amount of cash. No customers were present in the store at the time of the robbery.
No injuries were reported.
The subject is described as a male white, 25-30 years of age, short hair, wearing a ski mask over his face, purple tee-shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers. No further description is available.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.