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4 accused of robbing woman on Uniondale street

Three men and a woman were arrested after the male trio, including two brothers, attacked and robbed a woman on a street in Uniondale early Monday -- while the female suspect waited at the wheel of the getaway car, police said.

Deveonte Gibson, 20, and his brother, Deangelo Gibson, 21, both of 562 Linden St., West Hempstead, Fahiym Rodriguez, 21, of 305 Langdon Blvd., Lakeview, and driver Jennifer Anderson, 21, of 16 Byrd St., Hempstead, were arrested after a vehicle and traffic stop by Hempstead Village police not long after the street robbery.

Nassau County police said the stop followed a 911 call placed by the 19-year-old victim, who called from a friend's house shortly after the attack -- which took place on Midwood Street near Maple Avenue at about 1:55 a.m.

Police said that the woman was walking along Midwood when the three men -- the Gibson brothers and Rodriguez -- all exited the 1998 tan Nissan driven by Anderson, approaching the victim "from behind."

Deveonte Gibson demanded the woman's property, then punched her in the face, police said. Police said Deangelo Gibson grabbed her black Jordan bag -- stealing her wallet, driver's license, bank card and cash. The woman tried to run, police said, but Deangelo Gibson tripped her, then punched and kicked her while stealing her cellphone from a pocket.

The trio then got back into the car and Anderson drove off, headed north on Maple, police said.

Hempstead officers spotted the car, conducted a traffic stop and arrested all four.

Police said the victim refused medical attention.

The Gibsons, Rodriguez and Anderson all were charged with second-degree robbery.

Rodriguez also was charged on an open warrant from Jan. 10, 2013, for attempted robbery, police said. Details of that incident were unavailable.

All four face arraignment Tuesday in First District Court in Hempstead, police said.


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