Man Robs Store in the Snow, Leaves Trail of Footprints
By Long Island News & PRs Published: February 14 2014
A Dunkin Donuts was robbed at gunpoint, but the robber was caught after police followed his footprints.
Massapequa, NY - February 14, 2014 - The Seventh Squad reports the details of an arrest for Robbery that occurred on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 4:26 AM in Massapequa.
According to detectives, a 25 year old female victim was working at Dunkin Donuts, 1000 Carmans Road, when an unknown subject entered the store and asked for a donut. The subject tried to pay for the donut with a debit/credit card, but was declined. The subject then displayed a handgun and demanded money. The employee complied and the subject fled the scene on foot toward Carmans Road. The subject was described as a dark skinned male hispanic, wearing a black Northface hooded jacket, dark colored sweatpants with a white stripe and a dark multicolored piece of cloth draped across his face.
Seventh Precinct officers responded to the scene and noticed a single set of footprints in the fresh snowfall. The officers followed the footprints to a home on Park Lane. After an investigation Victor Fabian, 21, of 350 Park Lane was placed under arrest. The debit/credit card and the above clothing along with a glass pipe containing what appeared to be marijuana and a pill believed to be oxycodone were recovered at the home.
The defendant is being charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree and Criminal Use of a Firearm 1st Degree. He was arraigned on February 14, 2014 at First District Court, Hempstead.