The Major Case Bureau Robbery Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Monday, April 16,2018 at 9:25 p.m. in Hicksville.
According to detectives, amale Hispanic entered the JM Travel and Multi service located at 2 E. Marie St.holding a knife. He then pushed a female victim to the floor and demanded her money. The victim complied and the subject fled on foot with an unknown amount of U.S. currency towards Broadway. The subject is described as being approximately 25-30 years old, 5’8” tall with a thin build, wearing a brown jacket, dark pants and a white mask.
The victim suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
Detectives request anyonewith information regarding this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det.Walsh/RobberySquad 04/17/18/0315/8751
*****UPDATE***** Details by: Det. Walsh/RobberySqd. 04/26/18/0717/7945
The Major Case Bureaureports the arrest of defendant Juan Carlos Ortiz, 25, of 15 Burkland Lane,Hicksville for the above crime.
Defendant Ortiz isbeing charged with Robbery 1st Degree and will be arraigned onThursday, April 26, 2018 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.