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NYPD: Man Robs 7-Eleven Stores in Sunnyside and Northern Boulevard

Jan. 9, 2023 By Bill Parry

Police from the 108th and 115th precincts are looking for a suspect who allegedly robbed 7-Eleven stores in Sunnyside and Jackson Heights last week.

The man struck first at around 3:14 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 2, when he entered the 7-Eleven at 42-02 Queens Blvd. and approached an employee at the counter.

The individual demanded cash from the register and simulated that he had a firearm in his waistband, police said. The perp took $200 in cash from the register and fled the store heading northbound on 43rd Street toward Sunnyside Gardens, according to authorities.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident.

The same suspect struck three days later at the 7-Eleven location at 79-01 Northern Blvd. in Jackson Heights. The crook entered the store at around 10:45 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, and approached the store employee at the counter.

He demanded cash from the register, stating that he had a gun, police said. He simulated that he had a firearm in his waistband and removed $420 from the register before fleeing the store northbound on 79th Street. There were no injuries reported.

The NYPD on Jan. 7 released surveillance images of the suspect and described him as having a medium complexion, and being between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet tall, with a slim build.

In both incidents, he was wearing a black face mask, a black bubble jacket with a hood and beige sneakers with black shoelaces.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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Jim

This time it wasn’t a Black man. It was an Hispanic man. Always one or the other committing crime and their leaders are always wondering why the prisons are filled with Blacks or Hispanics. Tell me if anything I said isn’t true.

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Charles Bronson

The police are anxious to arrest the suspect so he can be released without bail as soon as possible. But not before they give him a stern warning and a cookie.

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Oh, surprise, surprise. Another Amish.

Knocking over 7-11s like it’s 1699! He’s probably from Woodside Houses.

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