Security beefed up in Nassau after string of convenience store holdups

Police are searching for the suspect believed to be involved in three armed holdups in Nassau County. 



Police say they have increased security this morning at 24-hour convenience stores because of it. 



According to police, a masked man robbed the stores at gunpoint within a three hour period.



Police say Bolla Market on West Merrick Road in Freeport was robbed at 2 a.m. Tuesday. Then, a 7-Eleven was robbed at 2:46 a.m. in Valley Stream. A short time later at 4:42 a.m., police say another 7-Eleven located in East Meadow was robbed.



The suspect is described as a white male around 5 feet 5 inches. He was wearing all black and a mask covering part of his face.

 

Anyone with information can call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS


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