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Two People Mugged on Wanser Avenue in Inwood

Robber was armed with a handgun, police said.

A man and a teenager were mugged on Wednesday by an armed robber on Wanser Avenue in Inwood, police said.

At 10:18 p.m. on Sept. 26, the 15-year-old and 20-year-old male victims were walking on Wanser Avenue when an unknown male black subject approached them from behind, according to police. He then demanded the victims' property while showing a handgun. The robber took two cell phones and an uknown amount of money before fleeing westbound on Wanser Avenue. No injuries were reported.

The subject is further described as about 20 years old, 6-foot-1-inches tall and wearing a blue denim jacket and red baseball hat.

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

jerry watts September 28, 2012 at 05:47 PM
Was this a black on white crime? How unusual it would be if it was......
HURST TOOL September 30, 2012 at 02:20 AM
and another one last night...if the sector cars assigned to patrol Inwood weren't pulled out of post to taxi prisoners from Hewlett to Elmont and beyond all night they would be able to do proactive policing.

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