Police: Hempstead man arrested after knifepoint robbery

Authorities say Kevin Washington robbed a Mega Gas Station in North Amityville last night. (1/18/13)

NORTH AMITYVILLE - Police say a Hempstead man is in custody for allegedly robbing a gas station in North Amityville with a large kitchen knife.

Authorities say Kevin Washington held up the Mega Gas Station on Broadway just before 11:30 p.m. last night.

He was arrested near the Bellmore train station.

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Washington will be arraigned later this morning.

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