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Al’s Hubcaps Employee Robbed Tuesday Night

Male employee robbed after leaving work at Mineola store.

An employee of Al’s Hubcaps in Mineola was robbed of an unknown amount of cash while leaving work Tuesday night.

According to Nassau County Police detectives, the 51-year old male victim,  after leaving his job at Al’s Hubcaps, located at 490 Jericho Turnpike, at 8:35 p.m., was approached by a black male, 5’ 7” tall, 175 pounds wearing a dark hooded shirt as he was getting in his car, which was parked at Beebe Road and Clarrisa Road.

The suspect demanded the bag which the victim was holding and a struggle ensued.

After taking the bag, which contained an undisclosed amount of cash, the thief reportedly threatened use of a gun.

The suspect joined a second unknown male on the corner and both fled on foot northbound on Beebe Road. No injuries were reported.

Detectives ask anyone with information about this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.

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John Carway January 30, 2013 at 04:29 PM
I winder if was the same two who robbed the Stop 24 convenience store a little further East.
A Resident January 30, 2013 at 04:45 PM
No, these guys were black, the suspects in the convenience store robbery were white or hispanic.
Bantam January 30, 2013 at 05:59 PM
My parents bought their house in Mineola in 1955, we didn't have a key to front door until the 1970s!! The house was never locked all that time.. Mineola has surly changed
mineolaguy January 30, 2013 at 09:15 PM
mineola is basically queens now

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