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Knife-Wielding Man Steals $20 From Woodside Laundromat, Cops Say

Robwood

Sept. 16, 2015 Staff Report

A man broke into Woodside Laundromat Tuesday, grabbed $20 cash and then brandished a knife when the owner went to confront him, police said.

The suspect pried open the front door at Lung Fai Laundromat, located at 58-07 Woodside Avenue, at about 7:00 am yesterday and went behind the counter and took $20 from the cash draw. He then displayed a knife when the owner began to question him, before he fled, according to police.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male who was last seen baseball cap, white sneakers and black jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 800-577-TIPS.

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A man broke into a Woodside laundromat on Tuesday, grabbed $20 in cash and then brandished a knife when the owner went to confront him, police said.
The suspect pried open the front door at Lung Fai Laundromat, located at 58-07 Woodside Avenue, at about 7:00 am yesterday. He went behind the counter and took $20 from the cash drawer. When the owner began to question him, he displayed a knife before fleeing, according to police.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male who was last seen wearing a baseball cap, white sneakers and black jeans.

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