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Man mugged on Uniondale street, Nassau police say

Three men tried to rob another man walking in Uniondale late Thursday, Nassau County police said.

The victim, 19, was on Macon Place near Clare Road at about 11:30 p.m. when three suspects approached him from behind, according to police.

The victim said a hard object was pressed into his back, which he believed to be a firearm, and the three demanded money, police said.

The victim refused and was punched in the stomach; when he yelled, the three men ran west on Macon Place, police said.

The three were last seen entering a dark-colored sport utility vehicle heading west on Uniondale Avenue.

Police said the three men did not get any money.

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

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