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Nassau police seek Franklin Square gas station robber

A late-night robbery of a Franklin Square gas station at gunpoint on Tuesday is being investigated, the Nassau County police said.

A 52-year-old employee at the Star gas station at 740 Hempstead Turnpike complied with a demand for cash made by the suspect who had displayed a black hand gun, the police said in a statement.

The robber, who is 20 years to 30 years old, and was clad in an orange T-shirt, dark jeans, and a baseball cap, then fled on foot, heading west on Hempstead, police said.

No injuries were reported in the robbery, which occurred at 11:32 p.m.

Anyone with information about this crime are asked to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.


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