An armed robber made off with $15,000 in valuables from a jewelry store in Sunnyside on Friday afternoon, police reported.
According to police, the gunman entered the A.D.L. Jewelers, located at 39-38 Queens Blvd., at 3:40 p.m. where he displayed a firearm and demanded gold, diamonds and watches from the 39-year-old male jeweler.
The employee complied with the request and provided jewelry to the crook, who fled on foot eastbound down Queens Boulevard, officers from the 108th Precinct said.
Surveillance video from A.D.L. Jewelers shows the suspect inside the store.
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