Third Squad detectives are looking for a gunman who robbed a BP gas station in Hempstead on Tuesday.

Nassau County police said the suspect, about 5-foot-10 with a thin build and wearing a baseball cap, entered the BP station at 771 Peninsula Blvd. at about 10:22 p.m.

He showed a handgun to the lone employee, then took an unspecified amount of cash before running off in an unknown direction, police said.

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No injuries were reported.

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