SHIRLEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police have confirmed a knifepoint robbery at a convenience store on Long Island.

The incident took place just before 2 a.m. Tuesday at a 7-Eleven store on William Floyd Parkway in Shirley.

A man displayed a six-inch knife, demanded cash and fled. No one was hurt.

So far, there’s no indication it’s part of a recent series of robberies across Nassau and Suffolk counties by a man using a knife or machete.


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