Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect of two armed robberies, the first at approximately 9:50pm on Wednesday October 17, at Tasti D-Lite (339 7th Avenue), and the second at approximately 8:15pm on Monday, October 22, at Blue Marble Ice Cream (196 Court Street).
In both instances, a 6″ tall, 180 pound black male in his 40s entered the location, produced a black firearm, demanded money and, after receiving an unknown amount of currency, fled on foot.
The video above was captured from the robbery at Tasti D-Lite.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted via the Crime Stoppers website or by texting CRIMES (274637) and then entering TIP577. The NYPD says that all calls are confidential.