Three young men were arrested by police today for allegedly beating and robbing a 52-year-old male in Uniondale at 3:40 a.m. on June 10.
According to detectives, patrol officers responded to a call for an unknown problem, at Uniondale Avenue and Nassau Road. Upon their arrival, police discovered a male victim, 52, with a laceration under his eye. The victim, who had been cycling, reported that he was approached by three young men on bicycles. One of the male subjects allegedly punched the victim in the face, knocking him to the ground. Police report all three suspects went through his pockets removing personal property including credit cards.
As officers were transporting the victim in a county ambulance to an area hospital for treatment, they observed the three subjects outside of 1050 Front Street in a parking lot. They stopped the young people and after an investigation, arrested Daron Hill, 17, of 1043 Jerusalem Avenue; Shalique Murray, 17, of 617 Hill Street; and Andre E. Bonham, 20 of 1001 Smith Street; all located in Uniondale. The arrests were made without incident.
The three men were charged with two counts of 2nd degree robbery, 4th degree criminal possession, and identity theft in the 3rd degree. They were arraigned on Wednesday, June 11, at First District Court in Hempstead.