Cops: Armed robbery at Franklin Square CVS

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Two men, one armed with a handgun, robbed a CVS store in Franklin Square early Sunday morning, Nassau County police said.

Two employees, a 30-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman, were working at the CVS at 640 Franklin Ave. when two masked men entered the store shortly after 2 a.m., police said.

One of the men displayed a handgun and demanded that the male employee give him property, while the second man demanded that the female employee open the register, police said. The male employee gave the robbers a cellphone and cash, while the second robber grabbed cash from the register.

Both men then ran from the store, headed west, police said.

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The two employees and one customer who had been in the store were not injured, police said.

The first robber was described as wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans and a mask that covered part of his face, while the second was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark sweatpants with a white stripe on the leg and a dark mask covering part of his face.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. Callers will be kept anonymous.

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