First Squad detectives areinvestigating an attempted robbery that occurred on Friday, May 18, 2018 at12:05 am in Roosevelt.
According to detectives,while on the corner of E. Clinton Avenue and Nassau Road, a 38 year old malevictim was approached by 3 male Hispanics one of whom asked him for a light.The same male then produced a small pocket knife and another then beganpunching the victim in the head while they attempted to remove the victim’swrist watch. After unsuccessfully obtaining the watch, the victim was able tobreak free and run from the subjects.
A short time later thevictim called police and was transported to an area hospital for treatment ofabrasions and a laceration to his head and face.
The victim could onlydescribe the one subject as having a distinctive scorpion or lobster tattoo onthe left side of his face.
Detectives request anyonewith information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Skrynecki/1stSquad 05/18/18/0520/6672