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Cops: Chinese Food Deliveryman Assaulted, Carjacked While Making Delivery in West Hempstead

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Two subjects dragged the victim from his auto and threw him to the ground, officials say.

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NCPD are investigating a Robbery that occurred in West Hempstead.

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West Hempstead, NY - August 20, 2018 - The Fifth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 12:05 P.M. in West Hempstead.
 
According to detectives, the 33 year old male victim, employed by China Wok as a delivery person was delivering Chinese food to an address on Laurel Drive. As the victim approached his destination, he was approached by 2 male subjects. The subjects dragged the victim from his auto and threw him to the ground. Both subjects then got into the vehicle, a gray Toyota Highlander and drove off.
 
The victim was treated at the scene by Nassau County Police Medic for abrasions to his arms and legs. Subjects are described as both being male blacks between the ages of 17-25. No further description of subjects is available at this time.
 
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.