The First Squad reports the arrest of a Freeport man for a Robbery that occurred on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 4:04 p.m. in Freeport.
According to detectives, Allen Sanders, 22 of 171 Jay Street entered The Freeport Deli Express, located at 198 N. Main Street wearing a black mask and displaying what appeared to be a gun. He ordered the 24 year old male behind the counter down on to the floor, while he removed the cash from the register. The victim observed that the weapon was a pellet gun and began to struggle with Sanders who struck him in the head with the weapon. The owner came from the rear office to assist the victim at which time the defendant’s mask came off and the owner recognized him. After fleeing the store without any proceeds Sanders was located by Freeport Police at his residence and placed under arrest. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of laceration to his head.
Sanders is charged with Robbery 1st degree and Robbery 2nd degree. He will be arranged on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.