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Pedestrian Beaten, Robbed in Hempstead

A man was attacked, beaten and robbed early Sunday morning in Hempstead, Nassau County police said.

The 22-year-old man was walking south on Hempstead Avenue near Adams Avenue when he was attacked from behind by an unknown number of assailants at 12:45 a.m., according to Fifth Squad detectives. His wallet, cell phone and iPod were stolen.

The victim was taken to Mercy Hospital and admitted in serious but stable condition for treatment of shoulder and head injuries.


Anyone with additional information about this robbery is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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