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Two men robbed in Valley Stream park, police say

The A.J. Hendrickson Park and Pool complex is

The A.J. Hendrickson Park and Pool complex is on West Merrick Road between North Franklin Avenue and Fletcher Avenue in Valley Stream. (April 9, 2012) Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

Police are investigating a robbery in a Valley Stream park early Saturday morning.

While walking into Hendrickson Park about 1:45 a.m., two men were approached from behind by three males wearing dark clothing and face masks, Nassau County police said. One of the three robbers displayed a black handgun and demanded property from the victims, police said. The victims complied, and the robbers took two iPhones and cash before fleeing on foot to Hendrickson Avenue, police said.

No injuries were reported, police said.

Anyone with information can call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. Callers will remain anonymous.


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