Seventh Squad detectives areinvestigating an attempted robbery that occurred on Monday, April 23, 2018 at10:55 pm in Merrick.
According to detectives, amale white subject entered the BP gas station, 1577 Merrick Road, approachedthe stores clerk, reached into his waistband, as if to have a gun and demandedmoney from the register. After being startled by another employee in thebuilding the subject, who was described as being in his early 20’s with a thinbuild, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray jeans, a black ski mask, blacksneakers with white markings on them, fled the scene on foot without anyproceeds. He was last seen heading north on Central Blvd.
Detectives request anyonewith information regarding the above incident to call Crime Stoppers at1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Farrell/7thSquad 04/24/18/0340/6672