Major Case Bureau detectives from the Robbery Squad are investigating a robbery that occurred on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 8:50 pm in Cedarhurst.
According to detectives, a male white subject entered the convenience store of the Sunoco gas station, 360 Rockaway Turnpike, approached the counter, displayed a black handgun and demanded money from the stores clerk. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash the subject fled the store and was last seen on foot heading northbound on Rockaway Turnpike towards Rugby Road.
The uninjured clerk described the subject as being approximately 30 years old, 5’10” tall and 170-180 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, blue latex gloves and a black neoprene mask covering the lower portion of his face.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.