According to detectives, Andrew Alonge, 25 of 47 Wood Street entered the Valero Gas Station located at 192 E. Sunrise Highway armed with a black handgun and demanded the money from the two male clerks. He fled east on Sunrise Highway with an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency and a cellphone. A Lynbrook Detective heard the notification and responded to the area where he located Alonge at Scranton Avenue and High Street and placed him under arrest. The proceeds and gun were recovered. No injuries were reported.
Alonge is charged with Robbery 2nd degree. He will be arraigned on Thursday January 28, 2016 at First District Court in Hempstead.