The Major Case Bureau reports the details of a robbery that occurred in Garden City Park on Wednesday, 07/05/17 at 11:15 A.M.
According to Robbery Squad detectives, a male subject, armed with a knife, entered Twin Parks Pharmacy located at 2226 Jericho Tpke., approached the pharmacist, and demanded OxyContin. The victim complied and the subject fled the scene with an undetermined amount of prescription pills. There was one additional employee present in the pharmacy at the time of the robbery. No customers were in the store.
No injuries were reported.
The subject is described as a male Hispanic, 19-25 years of age, 6’-6’2” tall, thin build, with tattoos on his neck, chest and arms. A surveillance photo of the subject is attached.
Detectives request anyone with information on this subject to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Parpan/Robbery Squad 07/05/17/2205/7740
*** UPDATE ***
Major Case Bureau detectives from the Robbery Squad report the arrest of Kevin Arenas, 23, of 1025 Saranac Road, West Hempstead in connection with the above incident. A subsequent investigation led detectives to the identity of Arenas and as a result he surrendered himself on 8/1/2017.
Arenas is charged with Robbery 1st Degree and will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 8/2/2017.
Details by: Det. Squicciarini/Robbery Squad 08/02/17/0015/6672