Cops: Bicyclist attacked, beaten by 8-10 men

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Nassau police were looking for eight to 10 men who beat and robbed a man in New Cassel early Sunday morning.

Detectives said the 19-year-old victim was riding his bike near 141 Garden St. at 12:45 a.m. when the men approached him. One hit him in the face with a baseball bat, knocking him off the bike. Another took his wallet. Others punched him in the face as he lay on the ground.

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The teen was treated for cuts to the face and a fractured nose at a hospital. The suspects fled north with the bike on Garden Street.

Detectives ask anyone with information to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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