Man Robbed at Mineola Train Station Tuesday

Police searching for suspect who stole money from man after using ATM.

Nassau County Police are searching for a suspect involved in a robbery of a 30-year old man at the Mineola Train Station on December 4 at 5 p.m.

According to detectives the male victim was approached by a black male after he had used the ATM machine at the train station. The suspect asked the victim for money, with the victim handing over $10.

The suspect then demanded more money from the victim and pushed the victim to the ground when he refused. The victim then gave the suspect $40.00 more and believes he was observed by suspect taking money from the ATM.

The suspect then fled in an unknown direction. No injuries were reported.

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The suspect is described as 5’10” tall, in his mid to late 20’s with braids or corn rows in his hair, wearing a black hat, black jeans and a black and gray jacket.

Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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Geoffrey Walter December 06, 2012 at 04:26 PM
The following comment was posted on the Mineola Patch Facebook page by Tom Watson: "Tuesday at 5pm at a busy station like Mineola??? shouldn't there have been at dozens of other people at the train station that could have helped?"
Cypher December 06, 2012 at 06:25 PM
To Mr. Walter, have you seen the wussies in Mineola? You say BOO and they all scamper away.
John Carway December 07, 2012 at 05:55 PM
Cipher- That wasn't Geoff making that comment. He was just quoting someone else.
hypocrite December 07, 2012 at 08:43 PM
right, like if you were present you would have done something. I get the impression that you are a tough guy behind a keyboard.................
gayle i. March 21, 2013 at 01:04 AM


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