Cops probe Freeport street robbery

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First Squad detectives are looking for a man who stole a pocketbook from a woman Sunday in Freeport, Nassau County police said.

A woman, 55, was walking on the east side of South Long Beach Road, south of Pine Street, at about 2:40 p.m. when she was approached by a man, police said.

He "forcibly removed" a pocketbook from the woman's shoulder then ran south, police said.

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The pocketbook contained an undetermined amount of cash and personal papers, police said, and the woman sustained a shoulder injury.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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