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Crime Report: Wendy's Robbed at Gunpoint; Housekeeper Steals from Employer; Robber Hits Two Drug Stores in One Night

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Crime report for April 14, 2013.

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Wendy's Robbed at Gunpoint
A Wendy’s fast food restaurant in East Garden City was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning.

According to police, two men entered the Wendy’s on Old Country Road around 1 a.m. One of them had a gun, and they forced five of the employees into the back office and stole money from the store’s safe.

The armed suspect is being described as in his early 20s, about six feet tall and 160 pounds. Employees told Nassau police that the second suspect is about 19 years old, five feet tall and 140 pounds.

Both suspects are still at large, and police are urging anyone with information regarding the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

Housekeeper Steals from Employer
Police say that Maria Iezzi of Elmont is being accused of stealing $45,000 worth of jewelry from her Garden City employer.

The employer had hired Iezzi as a housekeeper, and then set up a hidden camera after they noticed that the jewelry was missing. She was then caught on camera and arrested by Garden City police.

Officials say that anyone who has hired Iezzi should call them at 516-465-4150.

Robber Hits Two Drug Stores in One Night
A robbery suspect allegedly walked into a Walgreens on Jericho Turnpike on Friday night. He demanded cash from one of the employees, claiming he had a gun in his pocket.

When the employee could not get the register open, the man fled the scene and walked down the road to a CVS pharmacy, where he tried the same tactic again. This time, the 20-year-old female employee handed over an undetermined amount of money to the thief.

The suspect, who is described as being in his 50s and wearing all black clothes and a black ski mask, was last seen heading south on a mountain bike. Police say that anyone with information on the robbery should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

 

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