Floral Park Man Arrested, Charged with Armed Robbery at BP Gas Station in New Hyde Park
Published on February 7, 2014 · Filed Under Crime
by Laura Cino
(Long Island, NY) The Nassau County Police Department has arrested a Floral Park man for a Robbery that occurred in New Hyde Park, on Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 8:00 AM.
According to Third Squad detectives, a tall white subject entered the BP gas station located at 200 Hillside Avenue, displayed a black handgun and demanded cash from the 52 year old male employee. The subject instructed the victim to place cash and 4 packs of cigarettes on top of the counter. The subject then fled on foot eastbound on Hillside Avenue with the proceeds.
The Nassau County Police Department has arrested a Floral Park man for a Robbery that occurred in New Hyde Park, on Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 8:00 AM..
A Third Precinct Police Officer, responding to the scene, observed a male subject who matched the description on Hillside Avenue in the vicinity of North 5th Street. Upon further investigation, the subject was identified as Michael Tolan, 24, of 67 Barwick Street and was placed into police custody without incident. Proceeds were recovered. There were no injuries reported.
Michael Tolan was charged with Robbery 1st Degree. He will be arraigned in First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead on Saturday February 8th, 2014.