The Second Squad reports the details of a Robbery that occurred on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 7:49 p.m. in Hicksville.
According to detectives, an unknown male subject entered Spirits Wine and Liquor store, 69 East Old Country Road, displayed a knife and demanding money from the employee behind the counter. The victim, 53, handed an undetermined amount of US currency to the subject who then exited the store and fled on foot southbound on Broadway. No injuries were reported.
The subject is described as a male white, 5’10” tall, approximately 160-180 pounds, wearing a black mask, black jacket, blue jeans, and black shoes.
Detectives believe this subject is the same subject that displayed a knife in a robbery that occurred on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 in Hicksville at the Citgo Gas Station located at 400 South Broadway.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding either of these crimes to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Vega/2nd Squad 01/07/2350/8838
***UPDATE***Details by: Det. Walsh/Robbery Sqd 02/25/21/1600/8970
Robbery Squad Detectives report the arrest of Juan Carlos Ortiz, 27, of 15 Burkland Lane, Hicksville in connection with the above incident.
Juan Carlos Ortiz is charged with Robbery 1st Degree and Robbery 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned on Thursday, February 25, 2021