Second Squad detectives report the arrest of a Queens male for an incident that occurred on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 4:30 pm Oyster Bay.
According to detectives, a male subject entered Alice’s of Oyster Bay, 21 Berry Hill Road, and removed a purse from the store, passing all points of purchase while making no attempt to pay for the merchandise. After exiting the store, the subject was approached by a male clerk, 43, who was then placed in fear by the subject as he reached into his front right pocket while threatening the use of a weapon. He then fled the store and 911 was called with a description of the subject.
Responding officers began a search and located the suspect, Isaiah Towles, 23, of 37-35 21st Street, on the Oyster Bay train station platform and placed him into custody without further incident.
Defendant Towles is charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Grand Larceny 4th Degree and Menacing 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned in Mineola on April 3, 2021.
Details by: Det. Murtha/2nd Squad 04/03/21/0230/8834