The Eighth Squad reports the arrest of two males from Hicksville for a Robbery that occurred on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 6:05 p.m. in Hicksville.
According to Detectives, two male victims, 19 and 20, were in front of 151 Levittown Parkway when they were approached by two male subjects that were known to them. The two male subjects began threatening the victims. The threats escalated and both subjects began punching and kicking the victims. During the scuffle a victim’s cell phone fell on the ground. One of the subjects picked up the phone and fled Northbound towards Blueberry Lane. The other subject entered the Long Island Deli and threatened an employee if he told the police what happened before fleeing towards Blueberry Lane as well. Officers responded and after an investigation they located the defendants Jonathan Ramirez, 22, of 100 Morgan Street and Nikolaos Safetis, 21, of 1 Blueberry Lane and placed them into custody without further incident. Both victims suffered significant pain to their heads and face but refused medical attention.
The defendant Jonathan Ramirez has been charged with two (2) counts of Robbery 2nd Degree and Coercion 3rd Degree. The defendant Nikolaos Safetis has been charged with two (2) counts of Robbery 2nd Degree and Petit Larceny. They will both be arraigned on Saturday, June 27, 2020 in Mineola.
Details by: Det. Lichtenstein/8th Squad 06/27/20/0520/8812