The First Squad is investigating an Attempted Robbery that occurred on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 8:40 p.m. in Roosevelt.
According to detectives, a 48-year-old male was approached from behind by an unknown male on Park Avenue. The subject put a black handgun to the victim’s back and demanded money. After a brief struggle, the subject shot the victim in the hand. The subject fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The subject is described as a male black, 20-30 years old with a thin build. He was wearing all black clothing with a red and black mask. No further description is available.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244 TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. O’Leary/1st Squad 10/02/20/0405/8751