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Police: Man robbed on Woodmere street

A 69-year-old man was robbed Tuesday morning in Woodmere, after one man grabbed him in a choke hold, while another took a wallet and satellite radio from his pocket, Nassau County police said.

The man was walking on Lafayette Place near Central Avenue when at 4:27 a.m. the two unknown men approached him from behind, police said.

The two then got in an older-model sport utility vehicle and drove south on Central Avenue, police said.

An unknown amount of money was taken, and no injuries were reported, police said.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 800-244-TIPS.


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