Police were investigating an armed robbery that took place in North New Hyde Park on the afternoon of Oct. 5.
A female victim, 52, was walking northbound on Denton Avenue near Hillside Avenue when a suspect pulled a handgun before grabbing her pocketbook and fleeing the scene, police said.
The suspect, described as a male Hispanic with a medium complexion and wearing a white-colored hoodie sweatshirt, fled west on Hillside in what was described as a red Toyota Camry, police said.
No injuries during the incident were reported. The pocketbook’s contents included an iPhone and U.S. currency, police said.
The Nassau County Police Department requests anyone with information to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or to call 911.