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Riverhead man robbed at gunpoint, police say

A group of men robbed a Riverhead man at gunpoint late Tuesday, taking his cellphone and cash, Riverhead Town police said.

The victim, 23, told police he was robbed just before 9 p.m. on Prospect Place. A group of men took the items then fled through an apartment complex on East Main Street, according to a news release.

Police said they searched with a canine unit and evidence was recovered.

The release did not specify the evidence recovered. Police said the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with more information is asked to call Riverhead Town Police at 631-727-4500.


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