Nassau police search for three suspects in robbery spree

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Nassau police are looking for three men responsible for a series of armed robberies in Uniondale, Baldwin and Freeport early Wednesday.

Police said the suspects showed the victims a shotgun before stealing their cash, cellphones, credit cards and car keys.

No injuries were reported.

The first incident happened in Uniondale, with the robbers approaching two 20-year-old men at 12:55 a.m. near the corner of Greengrove Avenue and Hempstead Boulevard, according to police.

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Wielding the shotgun, the thieves ordered the victims to the ground and told them to empty their pockets, police said.

At 1:50 a.m., the robbers confronted a 24-year-old man who was standing outside a parked car on Newton Avenue in Baldwin. The victim and two 23-year-old women in the car were ordered to hand over their valuables.

At 3:10 a.m., the suspects robbed a taxi driver sitting in his cab on Mount Avenue in Freeport, police said.

The suspects were described as being in their 20s. Anyone with information is asked to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All call will remain anonymous.

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