Major Case Bureau detectives from the Robbery Squad are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 2:30 am in Freeport.
According to detectives, amale black subject entered the Family Gourmet Deli, 292 N. Main Street,displayed a handgun and demanded money from the stores 43 year old male clerk.Without provocation the subject fired his gun twice striking the victim andthen fled the store without any proceeds. He was last seen on foot headingnorthbound on N. Main Street towards Leonard Avenue. The subject was furtherdescribed as being 5’9” to 6’ tall with an average build. He was wearing darkcolored sweatpants, a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and a blue mask.
The victim was transportedto an area hospital for treatment and is listed in critical but stablecondition.
Detectives request anyonewith information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det.John/Robbery Squad 04/18/18/2015/6672