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East Rockaway Man Robbed at Gunpoint in Garage

The suspect got away with an unknown amount of cash.

An East Rockaway man was robbed at gunpoint in his own garage Wednesday morning.

According to Nassau County detectives, around 10 a.m., a 76-year-old man was in the garage of his residence on Cail Drive when an unknown white male suspect entered the garage through an open door and displayed a handgun.

The suspect removed an unknown amount of U. S. currency from the homeowner’s wallet and fled the scene on foot eastbound toward Emmet Avenue, police said. The suspect is described as having a beard and wearing a black hat with a brim, a black waist-length coat and light pants.

No injuries were reported.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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