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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for today's AM and possibly PM high tides near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...Until midnight EST tonight. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft tonight into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for this evening's high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

Update: Arrestes Made - NCPD: Man Wanted for Robbery in Rockville Centre

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The First Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 2:50 p.m. in Rockville Centre.

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Update: January 9th, 2014 - The First Squad reports the arrest of Thomas Scanlan, 17, of 67 First Avenue, East Rockaway for the below crime.  Defendant Scanlan was arrested on December 9, 2013 and was charged with 2 counts of Robbery. He was arraigned on December 10, 2013 at First District Court, Hempstead.   On January 8, 2014 detectives arrested Christopher Pilato, 25, of 3349 Murdock Avenue, Oceanside.  Pilato is being charged with 2 counts of Robbery and will be arraigned on January 9, 2014 at First District Court, Hempstead.
 
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Rockville Centre, NY - December 8th, 2013 - The First Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 2:50 p.m. in Rockville Centre.
 
According to detectives, the male victim, 22 years of age, met a male white acquaintance on Shellbank Place. The subject is described as  5’6” tall, short dark buzz cut hair, thin build, approximately 17 years old, driving a White Infinity G37. After a brief conversation two additional male white subjects arrived in Gray Infinity G37. The victim began to run, but was stopped by all three subjects in the rear of a home on Shellbank Place. The subjects punched the victim and removed his I-Phone and an unknown amount of cash, which was later recovered in the yard. The second subject is described as male white,  5’8” tall, stocky build, 18-24 years old,  the third subject is a male white, 5’9” tall, medium build, 18-24 years old. The victim suffered minor injuries, but refused medical attention at the scene.
 
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above crime to contact Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.