Teen in Custody After Shoplifting in Valley Stream, Assaulting Store Employee, Cops Say


Authorities report Shalaina Mosley, 17, is charged with Robbery; one other suspect remains at large.

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NCPD reports the arrest of Shalaina Mosley of Queens, 17, for Robbery.

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Valley Stream, NY - December 6, 2018 - Fifth Squad detectives report the arrest of a Queens woman for a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, December 05, 2018 at 1:00 pm in Valley Stream.
According to detectives, Shalaina Mosley, 17, and an unknown female entered Macy’s located at 1000 Green Acres. The two women attempted to exit the store without paying for merchandise. Two (2) employees stopped the subjects and were escorting them to the loss prevention office when they became physical. The subjects began kicking and shoving the Macy’s employees.  Mosley removed a cell phone from one employee and punched the side of her face. The second subject (not yet apprehended) pushed the same employee to the ground, kicked and punched her multiple times. During the struggle, the female victim, 37, dropped her security radio. The unknown subject fled with the radio and store merchandise. Mosley remained at the scene and was arrested.
The victim suffered pain to her face, ringing in her left ear and dizziness.
Defendant Mosley is charged with Robbery 2nd Degree and Robbery 2nd Degree (Attempt). She will be arraigned Thursday, December 6, 2018 at First District Court, Hempstead.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.