Three co-workers were robbed at gunpoint as they were returning home from work and parking their van on Birch Street in West Hempstead late Saturday night.
According to detectives, two black men approached a 28-year-old man and his co-workers, ages 17 and 18, near the Hempstead Gardens Long Island Rail Road Station and demanded their money.
Police stated that the suspects displayed a small black pistol and and an automatic machine gun and ordered the victims to the ground. They then allegedly stole money and a cell phone.
The first suspect is described as being 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-7, dressed in black and wearing a black face mask. The second suspect is described as being 5-foot-9 to 6-feet tall, also dressed in black and wearing a black face mask.
The suspects fled on foot north on Hempstead Gardens Drive. There were no injuries reported.
Detectives request anyone with information to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.