Suspect wanted in string of shotgun robberies at Queens delis


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Photo courtesy of NYPD
Photo courtesy of NYPD

Police are looking for this suspect who robbed three Queens delis in March and attempted to rob a dry cleaner in April.

Police are looking for a man who robbed three southeast Queens delis and a dry cleaner last month.

In each incident the suspect enters the store with a shotgun, strikes an employee in the face with the weapon, then flees with cash, according to the NYPD.

He first hit a deli located at 114-01 Colfax Street around 1:40 p.m. on March 9, followed by one at 205-19 Hollis Avenue at about 7:45 p.m. on March 11 and third one at 206-02 Hollis Avenue at approximately 1:55 a.m. on March 13.

The suspect also robbed a dry cleaner located at 110-50 Springfield Boulevard around 1:55 p.m. on Tuesday.

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

 

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