West Hempstead, NY - February 24th, 2016 - The Fifth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm in West Hempstead.
According to detectives, a male subject entered the Four Seasons Card Shoppe, 372 Hempstead Avenue, displayed a silver handgun and took approximately 122 scratch off lottery tickets and an undetermined amount of US currency from a 65 year old male victim working inside the store.
The subject then fled the scene on foot northeast onto Hempstead Avenue. There were no reported injuries. The subject is described as a male black, approximately 18-20 years of age with a thin build.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.