Police: 2 robberies reported in neighboring Suffolk towns

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CENTEREACH -

Suffolk police are investigating two robberies in the same area about an hour and a half apart.

The first robbery happened at Game Stop on Middle Country Road in Centereach.

Police say a man displayed what appeared to be a taser and demanded cash from the clerk. The man took off in a silver car.

The next robbery was about two miles down the road at Aura Vape Smoke Shop on Middle Country Road in Selden.

Police say around 9 p.m. Thursday a man entered with what appeared to be a gun and demanded cash from the clerk. That man ran from the scene.

Police do not believe the robberies are related.

Anyone with information on either incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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