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Far Rockaway supermarket robbed at gunpoint

Photo courtesy of NYPD

Police are looking for a suspect in the armed robbery of a Far Rockaway grocery store early Friday morning.

At 2 a.m. the suspect approached an employee at RR Food Store at 552 Beach 25th St., then displayed a firearm and demanded cash, according to authorities. He was able to flee the location with about $300 in cash.

There were no injuries sustained during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a male wearing a black sweatshirt with red trim on the shoulders and sides.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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