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Photo: Google Maps + NYPD
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Police released security camera footage of a man as he robbed a grocery store in College Point on Sunday night.

The robbery occurred at 10:30 p.m. on April 24 inside the VDK Grocery Store at 14-42 College Point Blvd.

According to authorities, the suspect, described as a black male standing 5 foot 10 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds with a dark complexion and wearing a hooded sweatshirt, walked into the shop, pointed a silver handgun at an employee and demanded cash.

Police said the suspect displayed a silver handgun and demanded cash from an employee behind the counter. He then grabbed an unknown amount of cash from the register and fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Officers from the 109th Precinct responded to the robbery. No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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