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Food deliveryman assaulted, robbed on Malverne street, police say

A 36-year-old man delivering Chinese food was ambushed, struck in the head and robbed of cash on a street in Malverne on Tuesday night, Nassau County police said.

Now, police said they are searching for two suspects, both about 5-foot-10 — one heavy set, the other thin.

Police did not say how much was taken. The deliveryman suffered a head laceration and was taken to a hospital for treatment, police said.

The robbery occurred at 9:48 p.m. on Webster Street. Police said the deliveryman, working for China Dragon Kitchen, was hit with “a wooden object” just after stepping out of his car. Both suspects fled onto Cornwell Avenue.

Police are asking anyone with information about the robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477.

All calls will remain confidential.

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