Third Squad Detectives are investigating an incident that occurred on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 2:20 PM in Garden City Park.
According to Detectives, a white male entered Costello’s Ace Hardware, located at 2323 Jericho Turnpike without wearing a face covering. A female sales associate, 23, asked him to put on a face covering and informed him that it was store policy to do so. The unknown suspect refused to comply and became irate, yelling and cursing at the female victim. When the suspect exited the store, he threatened the victim, which placed her in fear for her life. He then fled the scene in a white sport utility vehicle.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details By: Det. Lopez/3rd Sqd 05/16/21/1310/8931