According to detectives, Gregory Day, 31, of 22 Kernochan Ave., approached a female victim, 35, who was sitting in her car on Bellmore Ave./Sunrise Ave., and demanded money. The defendant reached into the victim’s auto, grabbed her wallet and fled the scene in his car. The defendant is known to the victim.
No injuries were reported.
Bureau of Special Operations police officers located the defendant several hours later in Copiague, where he was placed under arrest. Day is being charged with Robbery 3rd Degree and will be arraigned on Saturday, January 30, 2016 in First District Court, Hempstead.