Nassau County Police are searching for witnesses to a robbery involving a high school girl in nearby Freeport.
Detectives said the 14-year-old victim had just gotten off a school bus and was walking home on Southside Avenue. As she walked near Guy Lombardo Avenue, cops said a man brandishing a red-handled knife approached her and demanded her gold necklace. The man then yanked the jewelry from her nuke and fled west on Southside Avenue.
The teen was not injured in the robbery.
The incident happened Monday at 3:15 p.m.
Police described the subject as a dark-skinned black male, 20-25 years old, 5 feet 4 inches, and a medium build. He was wearing dark colored shorts, a dark tank top, and a white towel wrapped around his head.
Detectives are asking witnesses to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.