Gunman Shops for Store’s $$$ – QNS.com

Gunman Shops for Store’s $$$

Seek Crook Who Robbed Wdhvn. Mart

Hungry for cash, an armed bandit picked up some big bucks from a Woodhaven convenience store during a stickup last Thursday, Sept. 11, according to police.

A security camera image of the suspect behind the Sept. 11 stickup at a Woodhaven convenience store. Full video is on the Times Newsweekly’s YouTube channel.

Reportedly, the caper occurred at noon inside the Prime Convenience Store located at 78- 21 Atlantic Ave.

According to law enforcement sources, the gunman—described as a black male believed to be 25 years old, standing 6’-tall and weighing 175 lbs.—walked into the location, approached the counter and displayed a silver firearm.

The bandit reportedly wore a black and gold jacket, a black sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Police said the suspect instructed a store clerk to provide him with cash. The worker reportedly complied with the request and handed over $2,500 in currency.

The suspect took the cash and fled from the store on foot westbound along Atlantic Avenue, it was reported.

Readers can view security camera image of the robbery on the Times Newsweekly’s official YouTube page, located online at www.youtube.com/timesnewsweekly.

Officers from the 102nd Precinct responded to the incident; no injuries were reported.

An investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery that could prove helpful is asked to call the 102nd Precinct Detective Squad at 1-718-805-3212 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. Information may also be sent to Crime Stoppers via text message to 274637 (enter information, then the code TIP577) or online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

All calls and messages will be kept confidential.

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