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Cops: Pair robbed Franklin Sq. dollar store

Fourth Squad detectives are looking for two men who robbed a Franklin Square store Thursday at gunpoint, Nassau County police said.

The two suspects wore masks and gloves when they entered the dollar store at 984 Hempstead Tpke. at about 6:50 p.m., detectives said.

One of the men showed a handgun while the other took an unspecified amount of cash and a cellphone. Both men were last seen driving eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike in a red Chevrolet Avalanche, police said.

Three employees were in the store at the time of the robbery. No injuries were reported.

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

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