The Fifth Squad isinvestigating a Robbery that occurred in West Hempstead on Monday, June 04,2018 at 7:44 am.
According to detectives, anunknown male subject called the Northside Taxi Cab Co and instructed the 33year old driver to drive him to Rite Aid located at 498 Hempstead Turnpike. Thesubject then entered into the store and distracted a 53 year old femaleemployee. He then removed an unknown amount of cigarettes and then shortlyafter made a threatening comment. The subject left on foot in an unknowndirection with the merchandise and never attempted to pay for his taxi ride.There were no injuries reported.
The subject is described asbeing male, black, bald headed, medium build, 6’0” tall, red hooded shirt, andgreen camouflage pants.
Detectives request thatanyone with information regarding the above crime to contact the Nassau CountyCrime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Lopera/5thSquad 06/04/18/1327/8348