The Fifth Squad detectivesreport the arrest of a West Hempstead man for a Robbery that occurred onMonday, January 23, 2017 at 12:40 am in Lakeview.
According to detectives,Aaron Darby, 22, of 424 Scaneateles Avenue, argued with the victim over moneyhe was owed. When the victim, female, 21, attempted to call 911, thesuspect forcibly took her phone and prevented her from calling. Thevictim struggled with the suspect while trying to retrieve her property, whenthe suspect brandished what appeared to be a black and silver hand gun and usedit to strike her in the face repeatedly. The suspect fled on foot,southbound on Woodfield Road and was located a short time later. Darbywas arrested without incident. A BB Gun was recovered.
The victim suffered alaceration and swelling to the left side of her face. She refused medicalattention at the scene.
Darby is charged withRobbery 1st degree, Criminal Mischief 4th, and CriminalPossession of a Weapon 4th degree. Aaron Darby will bearraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 1/23/17.
Details by: Det. Teta/5thSquad 01/23/17/0845/8688