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Police Trying to Identify Oceanside Robber

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A man robbed a Burger King in Oceanside.

Oceanside, NY - January 16, 2014 - Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying the pictured subject in connection with a Robbery which occurred in Oceanside, New York. 
 
On Sunday, January 5, 2014, at approximately 4:26 PM, the subject entered Burger King located at 3190 Long Beach Road, Oceanside. While present in the restaurant the subject purchased a hamburger, paying $1.25 for the item. The subject then exited the store, and returned at approximately 4:55 PM with his face covered by a scarf requesting to purchase another hamburger. When the victim opened her cash register the subject simulated having a weapon in his sleeve, made his way to the rear of the counter, and stole $144.00 in assorted US Currency from the register. The subject fled the scene in an unknown direction. 
 
Crime Stoppers is asking anyone who can identify the subject, or with any information about this crime to call our toll free hotline:  1-800-244-TIPS (8477)
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