First Squad detectives report the arrest of a Valley Stream man for an incident that occurred on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 9:45 pm in Merrick.
According to detectives, Rahtae Wilson, 31, of 46 South Cottage Street, entered Fast Break convenience store, 1066 Merrick Avenue and approached the counter displaying a handgun. While inside, he pointed the gun at the store clerk and ordered the male victim behind the counter demanding cash. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of US currency from the cash register, Wilson fled the store.
A subsequent investigation by detectives involving video surveillance and DNA evidence, identified Wilson as the person responsible.
Wilson is charged with Robbery 1st Degree. He will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on March 4, 2020.
Details by: Det. Zimmerman/1st Squad 03/03/20/2200/8834