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Cops search for robber of Elmhurst bodega

Police were seeking information about a suspect in connection with a bodega robbery. Image courtesy NYPD
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ELMHURST — The NYPD was looking for help in identifying a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery around 7:30 a.m. Feb. 26 at an Elmhurst bodega, police said.

According to reports, a black male between 25 and 35 years old approached the store clerk inside a 107-24 Corona Ave. bodega and demanded money with a silver revolver. The 5-foot-6 man fled the location on foot, police said.

Reports described the man with brown eyes, wearing a black baseball cap, a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and tan work boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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