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Photo courtesy of the NYPD
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Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who swiped cash and ran from a Subway in Flushing.

At around 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, an unidentified man entered a Subway Sandwich Shop located at 149-03 45th Ave. The man approached the clerk behind the counter and demanded money while simulating that he had a weapon in his pocket.

The clerk complied with the man and gave him an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect left the store and fled in an unknown direction. No injuries were sustained during the incident.

The suspect is described as a black male, standing 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a brown jacket, blue jeans, dark gloves, and a baseball hat.

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 and messages are kept confidential.

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