Police: New Cassel man robbed at gunpoint

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A man was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning as he walked along a New Cassel street, Nassau County police said.

The victim, 58, whom police did not identify, was walking near Roman Avenue and Brook Street at 4:40 a.m. when an unknown man pointed a black handgun at him and demanded money, police said.

The victim gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash before the armed man fled.

No one was injured.

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The suspect was described as between 24 and 29 years old, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, with a medium build and wearing a blue shirt with white stripes and blue jeans.

Police ask anyone with information to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS.

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