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Cops: Cedarhurst Verizon store worker menaced during robbery

Five were arrested and an accomplice is still being sought after a robbery Tuesday of a Verizon store on Central Avenue in Cedarhurst, Nassau County police said.

Two females — Shareezy Sancho, 18, of East 95th Street, Brooklyn, and Miracle Mann, 16, of Wartman Avenue, Brooklyn — were scheduled for arraignment Wednesday in First District Court in Hempstead, police said, both charged with first-degree robbery and third-degree criminal mischief.

Mann also was charged with second-degree menacing and fourth-degree possession of a dangerous weapon.

Three juveniles — two girls and a boy, ages 14 and 15 — also were arrested, police said.

Police said the five entered the Verizon store at about 4 p.m. and, while the sixth suspect, who is being sought, distracted a store employee, they took items and fled the store without paying for them. When confronted by the store employee one of the suspects, identified by police as Mann, “picked up a metal pole and threatened him.” No one was injured.

Police said the employee called 911 and that officers located and arrested the five suspects a short time later near the intersection of Central Avenue and Williams Street in Lawrence.

It was not clear what was taken — or if the items were recovered. Police said the investigation is continuing.

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