An employee leaving a drugstore in Floral Park was punched in the face Friday morning by a man who stole her bag, Nassau County police said.
The 51-year-old victim was leaving the CVS store at 372 Jericho Turnpike when the assault and robbery took place about 8:35 a.m., police said. The woman’s bag contained an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
The robber was described by police as having a heavy build, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and wearing black pants, a black, hooded sweatshirt and black boots. The woman refused medical attention, police said.See alsoRecent LI mug shotsDataLI crime stats
Detectives requested that anyone with information call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.