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Nassau Police Investigating Robbery of Hicksville Gas Station by Two Suspects

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Victim struggled briefly with the suspects until a newspaper rack was forcefully pushed into him, at which time the suspects ran, cops say.

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NCPD are investigating a Robbery that occurred in Hicksville on Monday, June 26.

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Hicksville, NY - June 26, 2017 - The Second Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred in Hicksville on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 12:34 am.
 
According to detectives, a 49 year old male employee  at the Mobil Gas Station located 285 North Broadway was assisting a male subject open an outside bathroom door after he had complained the key issued to him would not open it. 
 
It was at that time a second subject was observed by the victim enter into the gas station and removed an unknown amount of US Currency from the cash register. A brief struggle ensued with the victim as both subjects fled on foot with the proceeds. Subject two forcefully pushed a newspaper rack into the victim. The subjects were observed running east towards East Bethpage Road. 
 
There were no injuries reported.
 
Subject one is described as being male, Hispanic / Middle Eastern, 5’8” tall, thin build, white v neck t shirt, dark shorts.
 
Subject two is described as being male, Hispanic / Middle Eastern, 6’0” tall, average build, black beard, white sweat pants, white t shirt, and a dark bandana covering his mouth.
 
Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.