Fourth Squad Detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at 9:55 AM in Hewlett.
According to Detectives, the first suspect, described as a male white, in his fifties, entered the 7-11 store located at 415 Mill Road, without wearing a mask. He attempted to make a purchase and was informed by a store employee that he was unable to serve him because he was not wearing a mask. The suspect then attempted to leave the store with a cup of coffee he had not paid for. An attempt to stop the suspect from leaving the store was made by the store employee/victim. Suspect one then grabbed the employee/victim by the throat and pushed him outside of the store. While suspect one was still choking the victim, suspect two, described as a white male approximately twenty years old, exited a gray jeep and then threw him to the ground. Both suspects fled the scene in the same gray jeep.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All caller will remain anonymous.
Details By: Det. McEntee/4th Sqd 07/01/20/1530/8931