Armed robbery on Westbury street

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A man walking down a street in Westbury on Saturday morning was robbed by a man who jammed a handgun in his side, Nassau County police said.

The 23-year-old victim was walking south on Post Avenue at 9:50 a.m. when a man asked him for directions. The victim ignored the man and turned on Bedford Avenue only to encounter a second man who shoved a black handgun in the victim's side and demanded his personal belongings, police said.

The second man went through the victim's pockets, pulling out an iPhone 5 and headphones, then both men fled east on Bedford Avenue, police said.

The victim reported seeing the second suspect get into a dark green vehicle on Lenox Avenue, while the first suspect ran, turning right on Post Avenue.

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The victim was not injured.

The first suspect was described as in his 30s, and the second was described as in his 40s and wearing a scarf around his neck.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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