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Police are looking for a man who robbed a grocery store in Astoria at gunpoint last month and got away with a couple hundred dollars in cash.

On Nov. 28 at about 2:20 p.m., the suspect entered AB News and Grocery at 23-14 Broadway. He approached the 64-year-old employee, took out a hand gun and demanded money. The employee gave him $450 in cash and the suspect fled the store.

The individual is described as a male standing approximately 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds; he was last seen wearing a black knit cap, a black coat, blue sweatpants and a black shoulder bag.

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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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