The subject fled on foot with the television and was observed entering a light blue or gray Honda Pilot, cops say.
Valley Stream, NY - January 11, 2017 - The Fifth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 7:48AM, in Valley Stream.
According to detectives, a male subject did attempt to leave the Walmart department store, carrying a television without making payment. The store is located at 77 Green Acres Road. An 18 year old female employee approached the subject at which time the subject displayed a box cutter type knife and slashed the victims arm, causing the jacket to be torn. There were no injuries reported.
The subject fled on foot with the television and was observed entering a light blue or gray Honda Pilot, traveling northbound on Green Acres Road. The subject is described as a male black, 6’0, approximately 40-50 years of age, stocky build, wearing a gray sweater, grey hat, black pants, black shoes and a Walmart vest.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.