The First Squad reports the arrest of a male for Robbery that occurred on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 2:28 pm in Freeport.
According to detectives, a 14 year old male victim was walking with a friend on Pine Street and Washington Avenue, when he was chased by a group of unknown males. One of the males armed with a golf club struck the victim numerous times knocking him to the ground. The subject then took the victims cell phone and wallet containing personal papers and an undetermined amount of US currency. The subjects then fled the scene in an unknown direction.
The victim walked home and later with his parents responded to Freeport Police Headquarters to report the crime. While there, the victim observed one of the subjects who took his property inside the police building. That subject was at the police station to report an unrelated incident. The victim alerted authorities and defendant Jonaiki Martinez-Estrella, 22, of 334 W Merrick Road, Freeport was placed under arrest at 5:48 pm without incident.
This investigation is on-going.
Defendant Martinez-Estrella is being charged with Robbery 1st Degree. He will be arraigned on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at First District Court, Hempstead.