Phone Store Robbery Near Broadway Junction

Phone Store Robbery Near Broadway Junction

The NYPD is seeking assistance in identifying a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery on Sunday, August 6, near Broadway Junction.

At 3:25pm an individual entered the Metro PCS store at 142 Rockaway Ave and displayed a handgun, demanding money and property from a 27-year old male employee, police said.

The employee handed over about $290 in cash, 8 cell phones, and his wedding band, police said.

Police described the individual as a black male, last seen wearing a dark-colored bucket hat, a gray t-shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers. The individual fled the store northbound on Rockaway Ave, said police.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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