A West Hempstead gas station was robbed at gunpoint early Tuesday morning, according to Nassau Police.
According to detectives, a 44-year-old male employee was working alone at the OK Gas Station located at 151 Hempstead Avenue when he was approached by a male suspect around 4 a.m.
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The suspect displayed what appeared to be a gun and demanded cash and cigarettes, police said. The employee complied and the suspect fled on foot westbound towards Westminster Road.
There were no injuries reported.
Detectives ask anyone with information about this crime to call the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.
All callers will remain anonymous.
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