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Knife-Wielding Suspect Robs West Hempstead 7-Eleven

Flees Hempstead Avenue store with undetermined amount of cash early Friday.

Nassau County Police are investigating a robbery that occurred early Friday morning at the 7-Eleven store on Hempstead Avenue in West Hempstead.

According to detectives, an unknown black male suspect entered the 7-Eleven located at 310 Hempstead Avenue around 5:15  a.m. while displaying a knife He demanded money from two male store clerks, ages 60 and 49, and after obtaining an undetermined amount of cash, the suspect fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is further described as having a slight build, 6’ tall, wearing a white bandana over his face, New York Yankees baseball cap, black hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

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

Local Resident August 24, 2012 at 09:06 PM
This guy has balls. Robbing the 7 eleven is like robbing the police headquarters. Gobyhere at night and it is full of cops. With that I am not surprised that he was not cought. The police wee probably sleeping where they usually hang out in the parking across the street.
Gregg Jefferies August 25, 2012 at 04:25 PM
That 7-11 consistently has the best Slurpee flavors on tap. Try a Coke/Pina Colada mix!
Todd Hundley August 27, 2012 at 06:35 PM
@Gregg, It was at this 7-11 i had the elusive Diet Pepsi slurpee, a Mug Root Beer slurpee, and a sprite slurpee. Best flavors by far. In all seriousness, how is this suspect still at large? Every time I go there, night and day, theres a cop there.

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