The Fourth Squad reports the Arrest of four individuals for Robbery that occurred on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 6:50 p.m. in East Rockaway.
According to detectives, Anthony Battaglia, 22, of 12 Maxwell St., lured a 20-year-old victim into the residence he shares with his brothers, defendants Robert Battaglia, 21, and Brandon Battaglia, 21. Once inside, the subjects assaulted the victim with a fourth defendant, Kristin Milbank, 19, of 2773 Brian St., Oceanside. The subjects punched and kicked the victim multiple times, taking her pocket book from her person. The victim was able to flee the scene and contact police. The defendant suffered injuries to her arm and leg and refused medical attention.
Upon police arrival at the scene, defendants Anthony Battaglia and Kristen Milbank were placed into custody without incident. Defendants Brandon and Robert Battaglia attempted to flee and struggled with officers. Both of the defendants were eventually placed into custody. During the incident, a Sergeant sustained injuries to his arm and shoulder. He was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment.
All of the defendants will be arraigned on Friday, April 17, 2020 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Finn/4th Squad 04/17/20/0440/8751