Police are searching for two men, believed to be in their 20s, who attempted to rob a minimart at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon in Valley Stream.

The 26-year-old female cashier was not injured in the attempted robbery at A1 Mini Market on Ocean Avenue, Nassau County police said.

Police said the two assailants entered the store at 2:42 p.m. and one flashed a handgun, demanding cash. The other attempted to open the cash register, but couldn't, police said.

The two, one wearing a North Face bubble jacket and gray pants, fled the scene on foot -- heading west on 131st Avenue into Queens, according to police.

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No customers were in the store at the time.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.