The Eighth Squad reports the Arrest of a Hempstead man for Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 1:29 p.m. in Levittown.
According to detectives, units responded to Home Depot located at 3350 Hempstead Turnpike for a larceny that had just occurred. An unknown male subject had entered the store, taken items from the shelves and left the store without paying for the items, pushing a Loss Prevention Officer on the way out. Defendant Victor Rodriguez, 46, of 19 Peter St. was found a short distance away and taken into custody with the assistance of the K9 Unit. Both the defendant and an officer were transported to a local hospital for injuries sustained during the apprehension.
Victor Rodriguez is charged with Robbery 3rd degree and Grand Larceny 4th degree. He was also found to have multiple open warrants. He will be arraigned when medically practical.
Details by: Det. Christie/8th Squad 06/02/20/2220/8751