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Teen steals 2 packs of cigarettes from deli: DA

JACKSON HEIGHTS — A teenager was arrested last week for allegedly trying to rob a deli, the Queens district attorney’s office said.

Jasen Debbagh, 16, of 31st Avenue, was arraigned Dec. 27 on robbery, resisting arrest and criminal possession of a weapon charges, according to the DA.

The day before he entered a deli at 91st Street and 31st Avenue between 6:30 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. wearing a ski mask and displaying a knife, the criminal complaint said.

After allegedly demanding money, he stole two packs of cigarettes before fighting with a clerk and fleeing the scene, according to the complaint.

When a police officer arrested the teen, the ski mask was in Debbagh’s possession, the DA’s office said.

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