Police searching for suspect who robbed Jamaica grocery store

Police were searching for a suspect who robbed a mini market in Jamaica.
By Naeisha Rose

Police were searching for a suspect who allegedly stole $600 from a supermarket in Jamaica.

The NYPD said the robbery occurred at Nandan Mini Supermarket & Halal Meat Store, located at 97-01 Sutphin Blvd., last Sunday at 4 p.m.

According to authorities, the suspect entered the store and approached a 62-year-old male counter person demanding cash.

The suspect took the money from the cash register and fled the scene on foot, according to the NYPD.

Authorities described the suspect as a black male who is approximately 50 years old, 6 feet tall and 260 pounds.

The suspect was last seen on surveillance footage wearing a dark blue jacket with black on the shoulders, and a small round patch on the right arm, police said. He was also wearing acid wash jeans, and has a beard with a white patch on his chin.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-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.

Reach reporter Naeisha Rose by e-mail at nrose@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4573.

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