Wantagh Carvel Robbed

Police searching for suspect who took unknown amount of money from Merrick Road ice cream store late Tuesday night.

The in Wantagh was robbed late Tuesday night and Nassau County detectives are trying to determine who was responsible for the crime.

According to detectives, a 19-year-old female victim was working at the Carvel located on 3245 Merrick Road when a white male walked into the store at around 10:40 p.m. with his shirt pulled up over the bottom half of his face. He then began yelling and demanded she hand over the store’s money, police said.

The victim complied with the man’s demands before he fled on foot in an unknown direction with an unknown amount of money. The subject is described as being in his twenties and wearing a black tee shirt, black pants, and a gray or tan baseball cap. There were no injuries reported.

Detectives request that anyone with information regarding the Carvel robbery to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

rick donovan August 22, 2012 at 04:14 PM
Lorraine DeVita August 22, 2012 at 04:48 PM
well at least he too was confused about the access to parking in that place and took on foot ...That parking lot is confusing. all kidding aside that poor girl must be petrified of going back to work but she did the smart thing and just let him have the cash. Thank god she wasnt hurt!
Unjust August 22, 2012 at 05:38 PM
Scary! Thankfully she wasn't physically hurt or worse!
ed August 22, 2012 at 05:59 PM
less cops more crime THANKS ED MANGANO!
Chris August 22, 2012 at 08:33 PM
Today's Newsday........layoffs looming! This County is having a crime wave.


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