According to police, at 6:30 a.m. on Aug. 21, an unknown man entered the Mobil station located at 68-09 Queens Blvd., approached the 64-year-old male employee at the counter and pulled out a handgun. The bandit took $300 and an Arizona Ice Tea before fleeing the scene on his motorcycle.
At 9:30 p.m. that same day, law enforcement sources said, the crook went into another Mobil Station, located at 35-15 Greenpoint Ave., approached the 50-year-old male employee at the counter and pulled out a handgun. The suspect took $900 and fled the scene on his motorcycle.
There were no injuries in either incident, both of which were reported to the 108th Precinct.
Cops described the crook as a man standing 5 feet, 7 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black and silver skull helmet with a mirrored visor, black jacket and dark colored pants.
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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.