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Cops probe East Garden City store robbery

Authorities are investigating a robbery on Sunday at an East Garden City variety store, Nassau County Police said Monday.Shortly after 3:30 p.m., a 45-year-old manager at Jembro, 654 Stewart Ave., confronted three men she saw removing items from store packaging, police said. One man, who wore a black mask, grabbed a cellphone from the manager's apron. He then pushed her in the stomach, police said.

Two of the men wore hooded jackets. The three ran out the back of the store toward Commercial Avenue. No injuries were reported.

The Third Squad is investigating.

Detectives encourage anyone with information to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS.


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