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Man flees robbery attempt outside 7-Eleven, police say

Suffolk County police are searching for three men they say robbed a man at gunpoint early Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Greenlawn 7-Eleven.

The male victim, 21, told police he was exiting his vehicle at 247 Broadway at 12:18 a.m., when the three suspects approached him, a news release states. One suspect displayed a handgun and struck the victim in the head, police said. The victim ran without handing anything over to the robbers and called 911, police said.

The first suspect is described as a thin male in his late teens, about 5-foot-7, who was wearing dark clothing. The second suspect was wearing a mask and dark clothing, and is described as about 5-foot-10, about 150 pounds. The third suspect is described as wearing dark clothing, police said.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252 or anonymously to Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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