Man wanted in armed robbery of Jackson Heights store

By Queens Courier Staff | |

Photo courtesy of NYPD
Photo courtesy of NYPD

Cops are seeking this suspect in the armed robbery of a Jackson Heights store.

Police are looking for a man who robbed a Jackson Heights store at gunpoint on Sunday, July 7.

The suspect entered the 71-14 37th Avenue business around 2:30 a.m., and sprayed the store clerk with an “irritant,” according to police. He then removed money from the cash register and fled on foot.

Authorities said the suspect is Asian, in his 30s, bald and has a beard.

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 can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.