The Second Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred in Hicksville on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 12:34 am.
According to detectives, a49 year old male employee at the Mobil Gas Station located 285 North Broadway was assisting a male subject open an outside bathroom door after he had complained the key issued to him would not open it. It was at that time a second subject was observed by the victim enter into the gas station and removed an unknown amount of US Currency from the cash register. A brief struggle ensued with the victim as both subjects fled on foot with the proceeds. Subject two forcefully pushed a newspaper rack into the victim. The subjects were observed running east towards East Bethpage Road. There were no injuries reported.
Detectives request thatanyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/SgtVinberg/SecondSquad 06/26/17/1130/8348
Second Squad detectives report the arrest of Zakariya Peerzada, 21, of 7229 Little Neck Parkway, Glen Oaks (Queens) in connection with the above listed robbery. He is being charged with Robbery 2nd Degree and will be arraigned on Sunday,07/23/17 in First District Court, Hempstead. The second subject has not yet been apprehended.