Elmont, NY - January 29th, 2014 - Fourth Squad detectives are investigating an Attempted Robbery that occurred on January 27, 2014 at 9:28 pm in Elmont.
According to detectives, after returning home with his car from a short trip to a local gas station at his Sweetman Avenue residence, the 25 year old male, as he was about to unlock his front door, was approached by two male black subjects, one of whom was armed with a silver handgun. The subjects, who told him to open his door also made a demand for the victim’s keys. After refusing their demands, the victim was struck in the head with the gun several times causing him to suffer a laceration. After continuing to struggle to retain his keys, both subjects then fled on Sweetman Avenue towards Travis Avenue without any proceeds.
The victim, who refused medical attention at the scene, further described the subjects as follows:
Subject #1: 5’11” tall, 200 pounds with dark skin. He was wearing a red hoodie, dark pants, a black mask covering his face and was armed with the handgun.
Subject #2: 6’0” tall, 180 pounds with dark skin. He was wearing dark colored clothes, a skullcap and a black mask covering his face.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this Robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.