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Police Place Two New Cassel Men Custody for Beating and Robbery of Chinese Food Delivery Man

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  01. June 2017

New Cassel, NY – June 1, 2017 – The Major Case Bureau have announced that two suspects have been arrested in connetion with a robbery that occurred in New Cassel on Thursday, 07/16/15 at 10:50 P.M.
 
According to detectives, a male victim, 61, while making a Chinese food delivery, was stopped by a male subject, armed with a bat, when a second male subject came up from behind and grabbed the victim around the neck. The victim was knocked to the ground when both subjects began punching and kicking The subjects removed cash from the victim’s pocket and fled the scene on foot towards Grand St.
 
The victim, who sustained contusions to the face, was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
 
An investigation identified Kevin M. Franklin, 20, of New Cassel and Dwight McCullough, 20, of New Cassel as the suspects in the above listed crime. They were located and placed under arrest at the Washington Correctional Facility. Both men are charged with Robbery 1st degree and will be arraigned on Thursday, June 01, 2017 at First District Court in Hempstead
 
Additionally Franklin was identified in two other Robberies:
 
  • The first occurred on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in New Cassel where a taxi was dispatched to Garland Avenue and the driver was robbed.  
  • The second occurred on Thursday, June 25, 2015 where a food delivery man was robbed at 1 Laura Drive in Hicksville
Franklin is charged with two counts of Robbery 1st degree in connection with these additional robberies and will be arraigned on Thursday June 1, 2017 at First District Court in Hempstead.
 
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