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Nassau County to Honor Two Police Officers for Helping a Woman That Was Robbed at Knife Point

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Nassau County Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves and Police PBA President James McDermott will honor two Nassau County police officers for their bravery and heroism.

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Mineola, NY - February 27, 2017 - Nassau County Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves and Police PBA President James McDermott will honor two Nassau County police officers for their bravery and heroism at a ceremony being held on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 1:00pm. They helped a woman that was held and robbed by knife point

Officers Porrazzo and Rodriguez were on routine patrol, when they received notification that two men had robbed a woman at knife point in North Hills. The officers saw a red 2005 Dodge Neon pass through a red light at the intersection of Stewart Avenue and Merrick Avenue in Westbury.

The Officers quick action, keen observation skills and dedicated service resulted in the arrest of the suspects, who were charged with First Degree Robbery, criminal possession of stolen property, possession of a dangerous weapon and unlawful fleeing of a police officer.

When: Monday, February 27, 2017 at 1:00pm
Where: Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building at 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola, NY