Assault in Smithtown

CC# 21-202961

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers & Suffolk County Police 4th Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate three individuals who assaulted an employee of a Smithtown gas station in April.

Police say a man was pumping gas into a grey BMW at Pit Stop Services Station, located at 231 Jericho Tpke, at about 8 p.m. on April 19, when he started slamming the gas nozzle onto the gas pump repeatedly. When approached by an employee of the gas station, the man started hitting the employee on the head with the nozzle. A male and female passenger exited the vehicle. The second man pushed the store employee while the female yelled. All three individuals left the scene in the vehicle, and the store employee was taken to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information about this incident can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS(8477) All calls will be kept confidential.