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A house party in Baldwin turned into a holdup early Sunday morning when four to six men armed with guns and wearing ski masks crashed the get together and robbed those in attendance, say Nassau County police.
First Squad detectives say 20 to 40 people were at a party at a home on Forest Avenue when four to six suspects, all armed with handguns, entered the residence through the front door around 2:50 a.m. Dec. 13 and ordered them all to lie on the floor and hand over their valuables.
A single gunshot was fired inside the home during the robbery, say detectives, and four victims suffered lacerations and abrasions when the unwelcome assailants struck them with their weapons and fists. A 34-year-old man was transported to an area hospital and treated for a head laceration before being released.
Police describe all the suspects as black men wearing ski masks and dark hoodies. The perpetrators fled the scene through the rear door with an unknown amount of U.S. currency, assorted jewelry, a handbag, cell phone, jacket and assorted credit cards.
Nassau County police are asking the public’s help in solving two armed robberies that took place Saturday night.
The first incident occurred in Uniondale just after 10 p.m., when First Squad detectives say a man armed with a black handgun and a gray plastic bag approached a clerk at Front Street Liquors, 1085 Front St., demanding money.
After complying with his demands, detectives say the perpetrator walked the clerk and a patron to the back of the store, grabbed a bottle of Arbor Mist liquor and fled on foot toward Valcour Ave., making a left on Fayette St.
He possibly got into a silver mini van, say detectives. No injuries were reported.
The assailant is described as black, 6’ tall, wearing a black ski mask, dark blue hooded jacket and dark pants.
About 45 minutes later, First Squad detectives say a man armed with a black handgun and carrying a black garbage bag entered Quick Stop at 211 Main St. N. in Freeport, and also demanded money from a clerk. Following this clerk’s compliance, the subject fled on foot in an unknown direction, say detectives. One additional employee was also present in the store at the time of the robbery.