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Man mugged after leaving taxi in Freeport, Nassau police say

Detectives are investigating the robbery of a man as he was getting out of a taxi in Freeport, Nassau County police said.

The 55-year-old victim reported he was punched in the face and blacked out as he got out of the taxi at Guy Lombardo Avenue and Front Street at 1:15 a.m. Sunday, according to police.

After he regained consciousness, he walked home and noticed that his money and sunglasses were missing, police said.

Detectives asked that anyone with information on the robbery call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477.

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