October 5, 2012 | 45 views
Two robberies within minutes in Valley Stream
Nassau County Police are investigating a pair of robberies within six minutes of each other on Thursday evening in Valley Stream.
The first robbery occurred on Oct. 4 at 5:50 p.m. on Rose Avenue. A 15-year-old male was walking down the street when he was approached by an unknown man. The robber threatened to beat the victim if he did not hand over his iPod. The teen complied and the robber fled northbound on Mary Street.
The suspect is described as a black male, 6-foot-2. No injuries were reported.
The second robbery occurred at 5:56 p.m. on Boden Avenue. There, a 14-year-old male was walking down the street when an unknown man approached him from behind and grabbed his iPhone. The victim ran after being threatened by the robber.
The suspect is described as a black male, 6-foot-4. He fled southbound on Boden Avenue. The victim was not injured.
Anyone with information about either robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 244-TIPS.