The Fifth Squad reports thearrest of a Laurelton man for a Robbery that occurred on Thursday, September21, 2017 in Valley Stream.
According to Detectives, twomale subjects entered the 7-11 store located at 190 N. Central Avenue andapproached the two male employees, (ages 25 and 31 years). Subject1 approached one male victim, pointed a black handgun at him and demanded heopen the cash register. Subject 2 removed an undetermined amount of UScurrency and both subjects fled the scene on foot running on Meyer Avenue wherethey were observed entering a gray colored 2010 Audi A4. A witness observedthe vehicle operating through the residential streets; Officers located thevehicle in front of 101 N. Montgomery Street where the subjects exited thevehicle and fled on foot. Defendant Douglas Simon, 36, of 13040 FrancisLewis Laurelton was arrested in front of 34 Meyer Avenue Valley Stream. Noinjuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing.
Defendant Douglas Simon ischarged with two counts of Robbery 1st Degree and Criminal Trespass. He will be arraigned on Thursday, September 21, 2017 in First District Court 99Main Street Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Moore / 5thSqd. 09/21/17/0800/7990