Police: Duo stole car in Lake Grove while it was charging

Justin Frare, 32, and Christopher Danielo, 32, demanded money, sprayed the victim in the face with an irritant and forced him out of the car.

News 12 Staff

Aug 7, 2022, 10:28 AM

Updated 678 days ago

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Two men were arrested on Saturday for stealing a man's car in Lake Grove.
Suffolk police say the victim was charging his Chevrolet Bolt in the parking lot of the Smith Haven mall at around 2 p.m.
They say the victim fell asleep and woke up when someone was searching his pockets.
Justin Frare, 32, and Christopher Danielo, 32, demanded money, sprayed the victim in the face with an irritant and forced him out of the car.
Police say that's when the men took the car and fled the scene.
Suffolk police found the two men an hour later at the 7-11 on Middle Country Road in Centereach where they were attempting to make a purchase with the victims' credit cards.
Frare and Danielo will be arraigned in court later today.


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