Fourth Squad detectives report a robbery that occurred on Tuesday, September 15, at 5:51 pm in Hewlett. According to detectives, three males entered KSN Discount Wine and Liquor located at 16 Franklin Avenue. The subjects proceeded to select merchandise and leave the store without making a payment. The male victim, 33, attempted to stop the subjects from leaving and a struggle ensued. One of the subjects sprayed an unknown substance on the victim’s face causing pain and burning. The subjects fled on foot. The subjects are described as male black, approximately 20-30 years old.
This follows an earlier robbery that day in Lawrence. The Major Case Bureau is investigating a robbery that occurred on Tuesday, September 15, at 11:09 am in Lawrence. According to robbery squad detectives, an man entered the Roslyn Savings Bank located at 333 Central Avenue. The subject approached the teller and passed a note demanding money. The teller complied and the subject fled with an undisclosed amount of US currency. The subject is described as a black male, 6’0” tall, medium build, wearing a black T-shirt, dark pants, a black hat and a surgical mask. There were four employees and four customers inside the bank at the time of the robbery. There were no reported injuries.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding these crimes to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.