Four people were arrested and charged with robbing a 19-year-old woman walking in Uniondale on July 21.
Police say at 1:55 a.m., the victim was walking on Midwood Avenue near Maple Avenue when Deveonte Gibson, 20, of West Hempstead; Deangelo Gibson, 21, of Uniondale; and Fahiym Rodriguez, 21, of Lakeview exited a 1998 tan Nissan driven by Jennifer Anderson, 21, of Uniondale and approached the victim from behind.
Police say Deveonte Gibson demanded the victim’s personal property and then punched her in the face causing pain to her left cheek and left elbow. Deangelo Gibson then grabbed her black Jordan bag that contained a wallet, Driver’s License, Citibank card, and a undetermined amount of cash, according to police.
As the victim ran away, police say Deveonte Gibson tripped the victim while punching and kicking her while removing a cell phone from her pocket. All three defendants then entered back into the car and fled north on Maple Avenue, according to police.
The victim called police after she walked to a friend’s house. Hempstead Police Officers observed the defendants car driving on Maple Street and conducted a Vehicle and Traffic Stop. After an investigation all four defendants were placed into police custody without further incident. The victim refused medical attention. There were no other injuries reported.
All defendants were charged with two counts each of Robbery 2nd Degree. Additionally Fahiym Rodriguez is charged with an open warrant for a January 10, 2013, Attempted Robbery.