Police Request Help in Tracking down Armed Robber

Police Request Help in Tracking down Armed Robber

PHOTO: The thief brandished a gun when he robbed a Glendale gas station in May. Courtesy of NYPD

By Michael V. Cusenza

Detectives have asked for the public’s assistance in identifying a man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Glendale gas station earlier this year.

On Sunday, May 22, around noon, the suspect entered station on Cooper Avenue and asked for a sports drink. Security footage shows that he then proceeded to display a firearm to the employee – a 58-year-old man – inside and demanded cash. The victim complied and the suspect then removed approximately $1,000 in cash and fled.

He is described as a black man, 40 to 50 years old, and 200 to 220 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, (888) 57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit info by logging onto NYPDCrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All correspondences are strictly confidential.


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