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Pair punch employee, rob Uniondale cellphone shop, police say

Nassau police are looking for two men who robbed a Uniondale cellphone store at gunpoint after punching a store employee Monday evening.

Police said two men -- one armed with a silver revolver -- walked into the store at 1035 Front St. about 7:44 p.m. The first suspect punched the male clerk in the face and the second suspect handcuffed the victim. The pair then stole the cash register and an unknown number of cellphones and fled on foot westbound on Front Street, police said.

The first suspect is described as in his 40s and bald, wearing a red shirt, white pants and gloves. The second suspect is described as also being in his 40s and bald and wearing black clothes, police said.

Anyone with information can call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477.


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