Three men were arrested for a Grand Larceny at the at 3041 Hempstead Tpke. in Levittown Thursday morning.
According to the Nassau County Police Department's Eighth Precinct, two men entered the flea market around 11:30 a.m. and made their way up to the second floor jewelry exchange. They walked up to the booth, where one subject reached over the counter, opened the display case and took a tray of earrings while the other subject distracted the clerk.
The two then fled down the escalator and were picked up on Hempstead Turnpike by a third subject. The estimated initial loss was over $50,000, police said.
The two subjects who performed the robbery were arrested on Friday and were identified as Cole Hanzich, 18, and James Kaufman, 21, both of East Meadow, the Eighth Precinct reported, adding that 26 pairs of earrings were recovered by detectives.
Hanzich and Kaufman were charged with Grand Larceny 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd Degree. They were arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Feb. 5, police said.
The third subject, Anthony Ingenito, 62, also of East Meadow, was arrested on Monday and charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd Degree, police said. He will be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead today.