Cops probe Hempstead gas station robbery

Detectives are investigating an early morning robbery Wednesday in which a man stole money from a 21-year-old gas station attendant in Hempstead, Nassau County police said.

The man entered the Shamrock Gas Station, 404 Clinton St., at 4:19 a.m., demanded money and fled on foot westbound on Lincoln Boulevard with an unknown amount of cash, said police who also indicated no injuries were reported.

The man is described as 5 feet, 6 inches tall and wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, black knit cap, black jeans and white sneakers, police said.

Anyone with information can call Nassau County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 800-244-TIPS.

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