The Eighth Squad reports the arrest of a Hicksville man for a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 4:45 PM in Bethpage.
According to Detectives a male victim, 20, had agreed to purchase sneakers from an unknown subject from Facebook Marketplace. After an exchange of text messages with the subject, the two met in the vicinity of Baldwin Place and Broadway. After the payment was complete and the merchandise was exchanged, the subject forcibly took the merchandise back while displaying a hand gun. The subject fled westbound on Baldwin Place in a red Pontiac. The victim was not injured.
The investigation led to the arrest of the defendant Sean Jones, 20, of 15 Straw Lane, which occurred on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 3:50 p.m. A further investigation determined the defendant Jones also had an open warrant from Lynbrook Village.
Defendant Sean Jones has been charged with Robbery 1st Degree and Criminal Possession of a Firearm. He will be arraigned on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Mineola.
Details by: Det. Uvena/8th Squad 04/10/21/1115/8812