Cops: Pair robs food delivery man in Freeport

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Police are looking for a man and woman who they said robbed and attacked a Chinese food delivery man in Freeport on Friday evening.

Police said the 30-year-old victim was making a delivery to a Jesse Street address when he was approached by a woman who told him to deliver the food to the back of the house. After he walked to the backyard, a man approached and showed him a small black handgun.

The victim put his hands above his head and the suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash, the victim's iPhone and the Chinese food. After robbing him, the male suspect struck him on the head with the gun, and both suspects fled south through backyards toward Willow Street, police said.

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The victim, who suffered a laceration on his head, refused medical attention. Police said he described the female suspect as between 20 and 25 years old, with slightly curly gold and black hair. She was wearing a blue jacket with yellow sleeves, blue jeans and sneakers. The victim said the male suspect wore a mask that covered his face.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain anonymous.

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