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3 sought in Uniondale knifepoint robbery

Three men robbed a woman waiting for a bus at knifepoint in Uniondale on Monday night, rifling her pockets and stealing her pocketbook, before fleeing on foot, Nassau County police said.

The victim, identified only as a 43-year-old woman, was not injured. Police said they are still searching for the three men.

The robbery occurred about 9:20 p.m. at a bus stop on Front Street, police said.

Police said the trio approached the woman and that one man flashed a knife and demanded her property. The other two men then went through the victim's pockets, taking loose change, before stealing her pocketbook.

All three were described as being in their 20s, about 6 feet tall with slight builds. All wore dark jackets.

Police ask anyone with information about the robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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