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Suspect held up Ditmars wine shop at gunpoint: NYPD [With Video]

Police released surveillance video of a man suspected of robbing an Astoria wine shop at gunpoint. Image courtesy NYPD
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ASTORIA — Police from the 114th Precinct were trying to find a ski-mask wearing suspect who allegedly held up Doctors Wine and Spirits, at 46-16 Ditmars Blvd. on Jan. 17, the NYPD said.

The suspect entered the store and allegedly brandished a handgun before taking $800 from a 50-year-old store clerk, police said. There were no reported injuries, according to cops.

The suspect is described as 6-foot-2 and was last seen wearing a gray or blue hooded sweatshirt and a black ski mask, the NYPD 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.

Updated 5:24 pm, January 23, 2014
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Red the garbage man from Whitestone says:
I saw him the Wednesday shoveling snow. He was in Flushimg. Smart robber to wear a mask!
Jan. 23, 2014, 1:02 pm
g from jamaica says:
store owners need to protect themselves from these fools. apply for your gun license it very easy for a liquor store owner to obtain .
Jan. 25, 2014, 11:34 am

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