3 sought in Uniondale knifepoint robbery

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Three men robbed a woman waiting for a bus at knifepoint in Uniondale on Monday night, rifling her pockets and stealing her pocketbook, before fleeing on foot, Nassau County police said.

The victim, identified only as a 43-year-old woman, was not injured. Police said they are still searching for the three men.

The robbery occurred about 9:20 p.m. at a bus stop on Front Street, police said.

Police said the trio approached the woman and that one man flashed a knife and demanded her property. The other two men then went through the victim's pockets, taking loose change, before stealing her pocketbook.

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All three were described as being in their 20s, about 6 feet tall with slight builds. All wore dark jackets.

Police ask anyone with information about the robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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