According to detectives, a male white in his twenties, 5’ 11” tall, approximately 150 pounds wearing a gray hooded shirt, blue jeans and a black bandana covering his face entered Vincent’s Bakery located at 1169 Merrick Avenue armed with a knife. He demanded cash which the victim refused. A second employee of the Bakery came from the back kitchen and knocked the knife from the suspect’s hand. The suspect ran out of the store and fled on foot southbound through the gas station then eastbound on Jerusalem Avenue. No injuries were reported.
Detectives ask anyone with information about this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.