Eighth Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Hicksville woman for a Robbery that occurred on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 6:56 pm in Hicksville.
According to detectives, a male victim, 63, called 911 to report a robbery that just occurred at the 7-11 store located at 11 East Old Country Road. Upon arrival, officers were informed that a female subject had grabbed cash from a male employee’s hand. Two employees confronted the subject and a physical altercation ensued. During the struggle, the subject punched a male employee, 43, in the eye. The subject then reached into her purse while threatening the use of a weapon and stated she would shoot both employees, before fleeing the store on foot with the cash register drawer.
A subsequent investigation by police involving video surveillance, identified Joann Wax, 23, of 11 Rave Street, as the person responsible. A short time later she was located and placed under arrest.
Nassau County Police Ambulance responded to evaluate the victim who refused medical attention.
Defendant Wax is charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Robbery 2nd Degree, Robbery 3rd Degree, Assault 2nd Degree, Menacing 2nd Degree and Grand Larceny 4th Degree. She will be arraigned when medically practical.
Details by: Det. Lerner/8th Squad 09/10/21/0400/8834