Cops: Oceanside shoe store robbed by man
Nassau police are looking for a man who they said robbed a Payless ShoeSource in Oceanside Tuesday afternoon.
Police said a 40-year-old woman was working as a cashier at the Payless on Long Beach Road when she was approached about 3:10 p.m. by a 5-foot, 5-inch tall man with a blond mustache described as being between 30 and 40 years old. Police said the man had one hand hidden in a plastic bag, which they said might have contained a weapon.
The suspect told the cashier to open the register and give him the cash inside -- she complied, and he fled on foot southbound on Long Beach Road with an unknown amount of money. No injuries were reported, police said.
The man is also described as being about 170 pounds and wearing a black ski cap, black jacket and blue jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-8477.