Third Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 9:55 pm in East Garden City.
According to detectives, while walking back to his car with a friend through the grand entrance parking lot of the Roosevelt Field Mall, the 31 year old male victim, who was carrying shopping bags with items that were purchased in the mall, was approached from behind by a male black subject who placed a sharp object against his neck and demanded the victims gold chain. After snatching the chain from his neck, the subject then grabbed the shopping bags and fled through the parking lot.
The victim, who suffered two minor scratches on his neck, refused medical attention. He further described the subject as being 6’ tall, wearing a royal blue t-shirt and blue jeans.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. O’Sullivan/3rd Squad 07/29/17/0500/6672