The Major Case Bureau of Nassau County is investigating a robbery that took place in the early hours of Saturday, January 28, 2023, at a smoke shop in Lakeview.
Detectives say two male suspects entered the Twelve Twelve Smoke Shop at 604 Woodfield Road, where one of them brandished a black handgun and forced a clerk into a back room, where another clerk was already present.
One armed suspect then proceeded to strike the clerks with the handgun and steal their wallets and cellphones, as well as money from the store cash register, before fleeing the scene on foot. Both victims were treated at a local hospital for their injuries.
The suspects are described as two black males, both around 5’9” tall. One was wearing a cream/white sweatshirt and black jacket, dark Adidas track pants, red/yellow/black sneakers, gray gloves, and a black ski mask. The other was wearing a green North Face hooded sweatshirt, dark Adidas track pants, a blue Adidas backpack, and a black ski mask.
The Major Case Bureau is seeking any information about the incident and urges anyone with knowledge to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. Callers can remain anonymous.