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Armed robbery at Bellerose gas station; man sought, cops say

Nassau County police are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station in Bellerose Sunday morning during which an undetermined amount of cash was taken.

There were no injuries reported.

Police said the incident occurred at 2:56 a.m. inside the 76 Gas Station at 248-02 Jericho Tpke.

According to detectives, a 27-year-old worker was inside the station when he was approached by a man who walked behind the cash register demanding cash while displaying a black handgun. After the victim complied, the suspect fled on foot north on 91st Street.

The suspect is described as between 25 and 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 150 pounds.

Detectives asked anyone with information on the robber to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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