[Video] Police Searching For Suspect Who Held Up A Kensington Gas Station

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual seen in the surveillance video below in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Kensington earlier this month.

At approximately 9pm inside the Shell gas station located at 1 Cortelyou Road on Sunday, August 6th, an unidentified individual displayed a firearm and removed an undetermined amount of cash from the register, police report. The suspect then fled in a waiting white Ford Crown Victoria that headed north on Dahill Road.

No one was injured during the incident.

Police describe the suspect as possibly a black female with a petite build, approximately in the late teens or early twenties. The suspect was last seen wearing all dark clothing.

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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Pamela Wong

Pam was a staff reporter at Bklyner, covering North-Western parts of Brooklyn between 2016 and 2019. She also writes about art at arthag.typepad.com.

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