May 14, 2015 By Christian Murray
A man entered a Woodside auto parts store, displayed his gun and took off with cash Monday, according to police.
The police said that the man entered World Pac Auto Parts, located at 55-55 58th Street, with a black revolver and order three store employees to open the safe at about 5:30 pm Monday.
When the employees did not immediately open the safe, the suspect fired one round into the ground, the police said. The employees then opened the safe and the suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect also demanded the employees to hand over their cell phones and wallets, and they complied.
The suspect then ordered the employees to lay face down on the floor and count to 120, and then fled, according to police.
The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 6′ 0″ tall, 200 pounds, with a dark complexion and hazel eyes. He was wearing a black hat, a gray shirt, black jeans and black sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.