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Crime Blotter

No Arrests in Park Ave. Robbery  

The Third Squad reports a robbery that occurred at 1:00 pm on April 28, 2013 in Westbury.

 

According to detectives, a 38 year old male victim was approached by an unknown male African American who told the victim to meet him in the rear of the Park Avenue School located at 955 Park Avenue so he could buy a cell phone. When the victim met subject one he was also met by a second subject described as being male African American, 20 years of age. Both subjects then began punching the victim in the face, and took an undetermined amount of US currency and his cell phone. They both fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was transported by a Nassau County Ambulance to a nearby hospital and treated for contusions of his face.

 

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

 

Donut Thief 

The Second Squad reports the arrest of a Westbury woman for Robbery that occurred on April 29, 2013 at 2:30 am in Bethpage.

 

According to detectives, Karma N. Kargl entered a Seven Eleven at 4220 Hempstead Turnpike and placed a box of donuts on the counter in front of a male sales clerk. Kargl then displayed a knife and demanded money. The frightened sales clerk then stepped into a rear storage room and the defendant grabbed the box of donuts and left the store, fleeing in a blue sedan. A police investigation led detectives to her apartment at 199 Schneck Avenue, and she was placed into police custody without incident. There were no injuries reported. 

 

Kargl is charged with 1st degree robbery and 4th degree criminal possession of a weapon. She was arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead April 30. 

 

Man Hit in Best Buy Parking Lot 

According to detectives, Bayside resident Agostino Romano, 62, and a 60 year old male victim drove to Best Buy at 1100 Old Country Road in a 2011 Suzuki. A verbal altercation occurred while the two men were in the vehicle in the parking lot. The victim exited the car and started to walk towards the store. The defendant then placed the vehicle into drive and struck the victim knocking him to the ground. The victim sustained minor injuries but refused medical assistance at the scene. Romano was taken into custody without incident.

 

The defendant was charged with Assault 2nd Degree and was arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Thursday, May 02.