Robbery At Gun Point


BPA robbery occurred on Monday, January 26 at 6:20 p.m. in Thomaston. According to detectives, a male Hispanic subject, approximately 5’7” tall, 150 lbs., wearing dark jacket, dark pants, dark gloves and a dark mask over his face entered the BP Gas Station located at 655 Northern Boulevard, displayed a black handgun and demanded the male attendant to  hand over the cash from the register. The subject fired round into the wall causing no injuries.
He fled with an undetermined amount of U.S. currency on foot westbound on Northern Boulevard.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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