Fifth Squad detectives report the arrests of two (2) Queens men for a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 6:12 pm in Valley Stream.
According to detectives, two (2) unknown males were passengers in a transport van in the vicinity of Green Acres Mall. One of the passengers repeatedly removed his mask from his nose and mouth. The male driver, 60, had a verbal argument about the mask remaining on at all times. The van made a stop to allow the passengers to exit. The male from the altercation punched the victim in his neck and a second subject (Parker) removed an undisclosed amount of money from the victim’s hand. The subject fled the scene.
A thorough investigation was conducted. Frederick Thomas, 24, of 22-88 Mott Avenue, Far Rockaway and Tajh Parker, 19, of 149-14 211 Street, Cambria Heights, were arrested.
Defendants Thomas and Parker are charged with Robbery 2nd Degree. They will be arraigned on Thursday, December 31, 2020 in Mineola.
Details by: Det. Pentola/5th Sqd. 12/31/20/0140/8688