North Lawrence Laundromat robbed, police seek thief

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A North Lawrence Laundromat was robbed by a knife-wielding man Wednesday, Nassau County police said.

According to Fourth Squad detectives, an unidentified 47-year-old woman had just opened up DGB Laundromat at 232 Lawrence Ave. around 7:30 a.m. when a man displaying a knife pushed past the woman. The man then walked into the Laundromat's office and removed an undetermined amount of cash from a lock box and fled on foot. Two employees and one customer were in the store at the time, police said. No injuries were reported.

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Police described the suspect as 5 feet, 8 inches tall, between 25 to 30 years old with a shaven head and facial hair. He was wearing dark boots, blue jeans and a white sleeveless T-shirt.

Police ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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