Victim struggled briefly with the suspects until a newspaper rack was forcefully pushed into him, at which time the suspects ran, cops say.
Hicksville, NY - June 26, 2017 - The Second Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred in Hicksville on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 12:34 am.
According to detectives, a 49 year old male employee at the Mobil Gas Station located 285 North Broadway was assisting a male subject open an outside bathroom door after he had complained the key issued to him would not open it.
It was at that time a second subject was observed by the victim enter into the gas station and removed an unknown amount of US Currency from the cash register. A brief struggle ensued with the victim as both subjects fled on foot with the proceeds. Subject two forcefully pushed a newspaper rack into the victim. The subjects were observed running east towards East Bethpage Road.
There were no injuries reported.
Subject one is described as being male, Hispanic / Middle Eastern, 5’8” tall, thin build, white v neck t shirt, dark shorts.
Subject two is described as being male, Hispanic / Middle Eastern, 6’0” tall, average build, black beard, white sweat pants, white t shirt, and a dark bandana covering his mouth.
Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.