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Long Island Couple Accused Of Robbing Nail Salons

Elise Sandberg, Savatore Scimeca mug shots. The two are accused of carrying out a number of nail salon armed robberies on Long Island. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Elise Sandberg, Savatore Scimeca mug shots. The two are accused of carrying out a number of nail salon armed robberies on Long Island. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

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BAY SHORE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Long Island couple has been arrested in connection with a series of armed robberies of nail salons in Suffolk County.

Salvatore Scimeca, 55, and Elise Sandberg, 34, face robbery and other charges.

They are accused of robbing nail salons in Islip, Islip Terrace, East Islip and Copiague between Dec. 13 and Dec. 31, police said.

The couple is also expected to be charged by Nassau County Police for five similar armed robberies of nail salons that occurred in Valley Stream, Franklin Square, Wantagh and New Hyde Park between Dec. 23 and Dec. 30.

Scimeca and Sandberg are expected to be arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Central Islip.

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