Police: Robber stole chain, bags from Roosevelt Field shopper

Posted: Updated:
GARDEN CITY -

Authorities are trying to track down the thief being a violent robbery outside the Roosevelt Field mall.

It happened near the grand entrance parking lot around 10 p.m. Friday.

Police say the male victim was walking back to his car when the suspect came up, placed a sharp object against his neck and demanded his gold chain.

The robber also took off with the victim's shopping bags.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

sorry to interrupt
your first 5 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 5 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."