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Nassau County PD: Uniondale Man Arrested for Robbery

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The First Squad reports the arrest of a Uniondale man for a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, December 01, 2013 at 12:55 p.m. in Uniondale.

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Uniondale, NY - December 2nd, 2013 - The First Squad reports the arrest of a Uniondale man for a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, December 01, 2013 at 12:55 p.m. in Uniondale.

According to detectives, the male victim, 54 years of age, attempted to inquire about renting a home at 976 Jerusalem Avenue. The defendant Jemel Ford, 20, who lives at the residence exited the house and grabbed the victim by the coat. Ford dragged the victim down the driveway and removed the victim’s cell phone and wallet from his pants pockets. After removing the cash from the wallet Ford gave it back to the victim along with the cell phone. The victim notified police who placed Ford under arrest without incident at his residence. There were no injuries reported.

Ford is charged with Robbery 3rd Degree and will be arraigned on Monday, December 2, 2013 at First District Court in Hempstead.