Police Seeking Suspect in Two Ice Cream Store Robberies

Police Seeking Suspect in Two Ice Cream Store Robberies

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.

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