The Eighth Squad reports the arrest of five males on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 11:15 P.M. in Bethpage for a Robbery.
According to Detectives, defendant’s Raymond Duarte, 18, of 13 Abbey Lane, Levittown, Timothy Brown, 20, of 19 W 17th Street, Manhattan, Safwan Khan, 18 of 27 Cellar Avenue, New Hyde Park and two male juveniles met with two male victims, ages 20 and 27, who were known to them from past interactions. They met in front of a 7/11 located at 497 Stewart Avenue where an altercation between the two groups occurred, resulting in verbal threats being made to the victims, putting them in fear for their safety. The victims left the scene and reported the incident to Nassau County Police, while also informing Police that they defendants had forcefully taken an item belonging to one of the victims earlier the same day. An investigation was conducted and the defendants were soon after located near the intersection of Nevada Street and North Broadway and placed under arrest without further incident.
All five defendants are charged with Robbery 2nd degree. Defendant Timothy Brown is also charged with Criminal Mischief 3rd degree. All defendants will be arraigned on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 in First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Capozzoli/8th Squad 07/12/21/1330/9962