Nassau County Police Issues Public Warning Regarding Recent Increase in Nail Salon Robberies
Published on January 2, 2014 · Filed Under Crime
by Dana Klosner
4:04 PM, 1/2/2014; UPDATE: Charges are pending for what Police believe are suspects related to this string of robberies.
(Long Island, NY) The Nassau County Police Department has issued a notification today with the intent to raise awareness to an unusual increase in robberies involving Nail Salons throughout Nassau County. Merchants should be aware of their surroundings with emphasis during opening and closing hours.
The Nassau County Police Department issues a notification today with the intend to raise awareness to an unusual increase in robberies involving Nail Salons throughout Nassau County. Photo credit: NCPD.
The subject in these robberies has been described as a male white, 40-60 years old, with a thin build, approximately 5’3” to 5’6” tall.
The subject has used a mask or bandana to cover his face.
In previous robberies the subject has entered the business around closing time, displayed a black handgun, and stated, “This is a robbery, open the register.” The subject then flees the scene on foot.
These robberies have been occurring on WEEKDAY EVENINGS between 6:00PM to 8:00PM.
Merchants are asked to call 911 immediately if they see any suspicious persons or activity.
The Nassau County Police Department is asking anyone who can identify this subject or with any information about these crimes to call Robbery Squad at 516-573-8040 or NASSAU COUNTY CRIMES STOPPERS at 1-800-244-TIPS (8477)