Third Squad detectives are investigating an incident that occurred on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 7:18 p.m. in West Hempstead.
According to detectives, a 24 year-old female was walking with her 1 year-old male child in a stroller in the vicinity of 548 Fulton Ave. An unknown male, described as black with a thin build, 30-35 years old, jumped in front of the stroller and grabbed the child. The complainant struggled with the subject at which time he threw the child victim to the pavement, causing scrapes to his face and a large contusion on his forehead. The subject then fled on foot in an unknown direction. He was wearing a black NIKE baseball cap with white lettering and a brown winter jacket at the time of the incident.
The victim was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Rios/3rd Squad 01/17/19/2000/8751
*** UPDATE ***
Third Squad detectives, after re-interviewing the 24 year old female, the child’s mother, admitted that she fabricated the above incident to cover up the fact that the child was unrestrained in his stroller and fell out sustaining the described injuries.
Jeymi Guerra Cordova, 23, of 548 Fulton Avenue, Apt. 1C, Hempstead is charged with Making a Punishable False Written Statement and will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 1/19/2019.
Details by: Det. Rios/3rd Squad 01/19/19/0500/6672