Roosevelt, NY - July 4, 2016 - The First Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Monday, July 04, 2016 at 1:50 am in Roosevelt.
According to detectives, a 28 year old male victim was seated inside his NY Taxi Cab, when he was dispatched to pick up a fair on Elmwood Avenue. While parked on the corner of Oakwood Avenue and Elmwood Avenue, two (2) unknown male subjects approached the victim. Subject #1 opened the driver’s side door, displayed a black handgun and demanded money. Subject # 2 entered the rear passenger side door and placed a hard object believed to be a handgun against the victims’ head. The victim complied with an undetermined amount of US currency. The subjects fled the scene eastbound on Elmwood Avenue. Subject # 1 is described as a male black, thin build approximately 5’5” tall. Subject # 2 is described as a male black. There were no reported injuries.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.