WESTBURY - Police are searching for three armed men after a robbery at a Westbury cell phone store in broad daylight yesterday.

According to police, the three suspects burst into "Hot Spot" AT&T store, located on Old Country Road, around 1 p.m. The owner of the shop says he was pistol whipped, tied up and thrown down a flight of stairs during the robbery.

Police say the suspects made off with $3,000 worth of cell phones and computer equipment. The owner was able to free himself and call police.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.