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Freeport street robbery suspect sought, Nassau police say

Nassau County police said Thursday they are looking for a man who pushed a woman to the ground in Freeport and stole her identification card, credit card and an undisclosed amount of cash.

Detectives said the victim in the robbery, a woman, 19, was not injured.

She was walking on North Columbus Avenue just before 1 p.m. Wednesday when a man approached her from behind and pushed her to the ground, police said.

The suspect then took her wallet, which contained her state ID card, a credit union credit card and cash.

He ran off through a rear yard, police said.

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

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