According to police, a 54-year-old man was walking in the vicinity of Rosedale Avenue and Broadway in Freeport Saturday at around 7:30 p.m. when he was approached from behind by a man wearing a white hooded sweatshirt. The man instructed him to stop while his accomplice approached and revealed a small silver handgun. The gun-wielding man went through the 54-year-old man’s pockets, taking his cell phone and wallet. Both men fled east on Commercial Street.
There were no injuries reported.
Detectives are requesting anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls are confidential and all callers will remain anonymous.