The Third Squad is investigating an Assault that occurred on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 6:20 PM in Hempstead.
According to detectives, the male victim, 43 was working at the Apple Gas Station located at 797 Peninsula Boulevard when the male subject presented a credit card for a purchase. The victim discovers that the credit card is fraudulent and asks for identification. The subject described as a male black wearing a red winter hat, black jacket and tan pants refuses to provide identification. The subject demands the credit card returned and goes behind the counter and slams the victim to the ground and punches him repeatedly. The subject left scene in a dark blue Nissan Xterra with a black female described as having long curly hair wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and beige pants. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries and released.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.