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Two men sought in robbery of 88-year-old woman at Great Neck Plaza

Nassau County police are looking for two men who robbed an 88-year-old woman at knifepoint Sunday in Great Neck.

The woman was walking on South Middle Neck Road near Schenck Avenue about 11:30 a.m. to go shopping at Great Neck Plaza, when she was approached by two men who pointed a small knife at her waist and demanded money, police said in a news release.

The victim complied, handing them her wallet which contained a small amount of cash and identifying papers, police said.

The two men then ran south on South Middle Neck Road.

The woman was not injured. She told police each man was about 5-feet-8-inches tall and between 18 and 20 years old.

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

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