LONG ISLAND, NY – The Fourth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. in Valley Stream.
According to detectives, two male 14 year old teens were riding their bicycles on Merrick Road when they were approached by seven male blacks, between the ages of 17-19 years old. The subjects began to engage the victim in conversation and then began to punch one of the victims as the second was able to flee on his bicycle. The subjects removed the victim’s sweat pants and one sneaker before fleeing in a dark colored vehicle in an unknown direction.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
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