The Third Squad reports the details of a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 7:15 P.M. in New Cassel.
According to detectives, a male, 51, was delivering Chinese food on Lowell Street when he was met by two unknown males. The subjects forcibly removed an undisclosed amount of US currency and a phone from the victim before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction. The victim was transported to a local area hospital for treatment for contusions to his face and other non-life threatening injuries.
Detectives requested anyone with information requesting the above incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Sgt. Hussain/3rd Squad 08/07/19
*** UPDATE ***
After a subsequent investigation, Third Squad detectives report the arrest of two men in connection with the above incident.
On 8/13/2019, Brandon Andrews, 22, a homeless man was identified, located and placed under arrest. He is charged with Attempted Robbery 2nd Degree, Assault 2nd Degree and was previously arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead.
On 8/28/2019, Akash Multani, 19, also homeless, was identified, located and placed under arrest. He is charged with Attempted Robbery 2nd Degree and Assault 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 8/29/2019.
Details by: Det. Roche/3rd Squad 08/29/19