LONG ISLAND CITY - Police were hunting for a man who allegedly robbed a deli worker at knifepoint in Long Island City, the NYPD said.
Cops said the suspect went into New Happy Deli on Oct. 3 at about 6 a.m., allegedly brandished a knife and demanded an employee hand over cash.
After the worker complied and handed over an unknown amount of money, the suspect fled, police said.
Police described the suspect as a Hispanic man in his 20s, who is about 5-foot-10 and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt, black baseball hat and black sandals, cops said.
Those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.
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