Nassau County police are investigating the Saturday night robbery of a man who was on his way to deliver Chinese food to a Lakeview residence.
The robbery occurred at 6:04 p.m. as the deliveryman, carrying food from Hunan Garden restaurant in Malverne, walked to a Pinelake Drive residence and was approached by a man who asked about the food delivery, police said.
Once distracted, a second man approached from behind, knocked the victim to the ground and showed a black handgun, police said. After taking the victim's wallet and keys, the suspects fled on foot eastbound on Chautauqua Avenue, police said.PhotosRecent LI mug shotsDataLI crime stats
The victim described the first man as about 5-foot-4 and 140 pounds, and the second man as about 5-foot-6 and 160 pounds, police said.
Detectives request anyone with information about the robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.