Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the man caught on video attempting to rob a grocery store in Woodhaven last month.
According to authorities, the crook visited the shop located at 90-11 Jamaica Ave. at 9:30 p.m. on May 24, approached the cashier, displayed a handgun and demanded money.
Upon hearing the demand, the cashier fled into the basement, police said. Seconds later, the gunman exited the store empty-handed.
Officers from the 102nd Precinct responded to the incident; there were no injuries.
The NYPD described the perpetrator as a black male believed to be 40 years old, standing 6 feet tall and weighing 180 pounds, who was last observed wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and a black baseball cap.
Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.