Sept. 5, 2019 By Shane O’Brien
Police are looking for a man who stole $1,400 during an armed robbery at a grocery store in Jackson Heights last week.
The robbery took place at around 8:50 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26 in Sweety Grocery Store at 86-18 37th Ave., according to the NYPD.
The suspect approached a 47-year-old male cashier with a gun and demanded money from the register. The cashier complied and the man made off with approximately $1,400 in cash and fled in an unknown direction.
The robbery was recorded on the shop’s CCTV and the man was observed to be a white male with short black hair. He was last seen wearing a black jumper and gray shorts. He used a black mask to partially cover his face.
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.