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Cops: Teen robbed of cellphone in Oceanside

A 16-year-old boy, walking along a main road in Oceanside, had his cellphone stolen by gun-toting robbers in a car Thursday evening, police said.

The boy was not injured, Nassau County police said.

The robbery took place on Oceanside Road at 9:30 p.m.

Police said the two suspects were in a late-model silver Nissan Sentra and that one man flashed a gun and asked the boy what was in a bag he was carrying. The second robber flashed a knife -- then stole the phone from inside the bag.

The two suspects then fled in the Sentra, which was last seen turning southbound onto Long Beach Road, police said.

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


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