The Fifth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 10:15 am in Lakeview.
According to detectives, a 17 year old female victim was walking at the intersection of Tanglewood Avenue and Yale Avenue when she was punched in the face by an unknown male subject. The subject then picked up the victim’s cell phone which had fallen to the ground and started to walk away. The victim followed demanding her cell phone back. The subject then displayed a black Taser, turned it on and threatened to use it on the victim. The victim continued to follow the subject onto Lakeview Road, when a 27 year old female witness assisted the victim by following the subject in her vehicle. The witness was able to convince the subject to return the cell phone. The subject then fled the scene. The victim and witness notified police. The victim refused further medical assistance at the scene.
The subject is described as a light skin male black, thin build, approximately 5’9” – 5’11” tall, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
Detectives request anyone with information about the above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Menzies/5th Sqd. 10/04/16/1500/7945
*****UPDATE**** Details by: Det. McComb/5th Sqd. 10/19/16/1027/7945
The Fifth Squad detectives report the arrest of Jovon Robinson, 19, of 3709 Laconia Avenue, Bronx for the above crime. The defendant is being charged with Attempted Robbery, Robbery 1st and 2nd Degree, Grand Larceny 4th Degree and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree. He will be arraigned on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at First District Court, Hempstead.