Nassau County police are investigating an attempted armed home invasion in Uniondale on Monday morning.

Two men pried open the door to a basement apartment on Park Avenue, approached the a 31-year-old man inside and displayed a black handgun at 10:52 a.m., police said

The victim then slammed the door closed and both gunmen ran away empty handed in an unknown direction, police said.

The suspects were described as light-skinned Hispanic men wearing jeans, with the first wearing a blue jacket, baseball hat and black sneakers with white stripes. The second suspect was wearing a ski hat/NY logo, camo vest, blue jeans and white sneakers.

First Squad detectives ask that anyone with information regarding this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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