Nassau County Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery at USA Foodmart Gas Station in Roosevelt
Published on February 4, 2014 · Filed Under Crime
(Long Island, NY) The Nassau County Police Department has reported a Robbery that occurred on Monday February 3, 2014 at 10:58 p.m. in Roosevelt.
According to First Squad detectives, two unknown male subjects wearing masks entered the USA Foodmart Gas Station located at 284 W. Centennial Avenue.
A dated view of the USA Foodmart Gas Station located at 284 W. Centennial Avenue in Roosevelt where according to detectives, two unknown male subjects wearing masks entered and robbed the clerk. Image credit: Google Street Views.
One subject threw a male victim/clerk age 42 to the floor grabbed his cell phone and cash from his pants pocket. The second subject, who was armed with a black handgun, went around the counter and demanded the second male victim, the clerk, age 21, to open the register and give him the cash inside.
The subject took the cash from the victim along with his cell phone. Both subjects fled on foot northbound on N. Brookside Avenue with the proceeds.
About two hours earlier, at 8:38 p.m., also in Roosevelt under a mile away, another robbery took place involving two unidentified subjects. No word on whether or not these two robberies are connected.