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Man Steals $1,400 in Jackson Heights Armed Robbery

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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.

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Why aren't there a ton of racist comments from Trump lovers on here?

No “check the projects” it’s “why am I not surprised” comments?!

Oh yeah…he’s white.

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Dayday

Umm.. someone explain to me how this guy is “White”? He’s as white as Jorge Zimmerman was “white”.

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Mr. Cranky

If they go after the drug dealers that are active in and around that area they will get this guy. They are one in the same.

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Rick

No one thinks he’s from the projects, illegal alien, welfare recipient? Ohh I see it’s a white dude.

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Tony

Dear Rick:
Aside from your comment being racist; being “a white dude” does not preclude the possiblity that he is “from the projects”, an illegal alien nor a welfare recipient.

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Sara Ross

I’m glad nobody was hurt but he’s a real tough guy – wears socks with sandals. He’ll be caught and hopefully not out on bail soon after.

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