Police seek suspects in Hollis store robbery

By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com |

Photo and video courtesy of NYPD
Photo and video courtesy of NYPD

This suspect and another man are wanted for allegedly robbing a store in Hollis on August 16.

The NYPD is looking for two men wanted in connection to a store robbery in Hollis.

The pair allegedly entered the Family Deli and Grill on Jamaica Avenue around 11 p.m. Friday, August 16 and one of the suspects displayed a gun and demanded cash, said police. The other suspect removed two cigarette cartons and the two fled with the money and cigarettes.

The first suspect, who had the gun, was wearing a red bandana over his face. The second suspect was wearing a black ski mask over his face and was carrying a backpack.

Police have released a photo of the first suspect and a video of both men wanted in the robbery.

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.