NCPD Crime Alert: 3 Wanted for West Hempstead Mugging

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  02. May 2014

West Hempstead, NY - May 2nd, 2014 - The Fourth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Friday, May 02, 2014 at 12:15 a.m. in West Hempstead.

According to detectives, a male victim, 22 years of age, was walking on Cleveland Street near the intersection of Glenwood Road when he was approached by three male black subjects. The first subject is described as between 16-18 years old, average build, 5’8” – 5’9” tall, wearing a black hoodie, and black and gray sweat pants. There is no additional description of the second subject, and the third subject is approximately 16-18 years old, 5’8” tall wearing a dark hoodie. The first subject displayed a black semi-automatic weapon in his waistband while the other two subjects removed the victim’s cellphone, back pack, wallet and credit card. They fled northbound on Cleveland Street towards Sylvan Drive. There were no injuries reported.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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