Employees of two businesses in Huntington Station and Commack were arrested Friday night during a sting operation on charges of selling alcohol to a minor, Suffolk County police said.

Police said they sent an underage agent to seven businesses in Huntington Station and Commack to attempt to purchase alcohol. Of the seven, two businesses -- Jenny's Deli and Grocery at 1044 New York Ave., Huntington Station, and Hess Express at 5087 E. Jericho Tpke. in Commack -- failed the inspection and sold alcohol to a minor, police said. The businesses will be referred to the State Liquor Authority, according to police.

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Police arrested Jenny's Deli employee Luis Lopez, 50, of Huntington Station and Hess employee Robert Dispenza, 19, of St. James, and charged both with first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child.

Lopez and Dispenza were issued appearance tickets. They are due in First District Court in Central Islip on April 2.