Police are asking for the public’s help for information in connection with an attempted robbery that occurred this morning in Massapequa.
According to police, a female victim, 46-years-old, was walking her dog on the path in the Massapequa Preserve near Parkside Blvd. when she was approached from behind by three men on BMX bicycles. Police said one subject knocked the victim to the ground, causing her to drop her iPod. The subject picked up the iPod, but threw it into a bush before all three fled on bicycles to Parkside Blvd. The victim suffered a minor laceration to her elbow.
Two subjects are described as approximately 17-years-old with brown hair. The third subject is described as approximately 19-years-old with dark brown hair and a sleeve tattoo on his right arm, wearing blue jeans.
Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-8477. All callers will remain anonymous.