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Riverhead cops: Man robbed on Ostrander Avenue

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Riverhead Police are seeking information about a robbery that occurred on Ostrander Avenue near Corwin Street early this morning.

Police said 26-year-old man was robbed by two unknown men whom he had asked for a ride shortly after 2 a.m.

The victim reported that his assailants took $25 in cash, a debit card, two credit cards and his cell phone.

The men fled the scene in a vehicle described as a Caprice or Crown Victoria, heading northbound on Ostrander, according to a police press release.

The victim was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center by Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps for treatment of unspecified injuries police described as not life-threatening. He was later released, police said. 

Anyone with any information in regards to this crime is asked to call the Riverhead Town Police Department Detective Division at 631-727-4500 ext. 327. All calls will be kept confidential, police said.

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