Police: 2 MS-13 members robbed taxi driver at gunpoint

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Police say two admitted MS-13 gang members are accused of robbing a taxi driver at gunpoint in Copiague.

They say Jose Molina and Jeremy Jones held up the driver around 9 p.m. Friday on Oak Street.

No injuries were reported.

The two suspects were arrested a short time later near the train station in Babylon.

The men, both of Queens, are both charged with first-degree robbery and criminal possession of a weapon.

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