Robbery Suspect Sought In 14 Incidents At Delis, Grocery Stores & Bodegas

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a serial robbery suspect, who has struck at locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Authorities said the suspect is wanted in a total of 14 incidents at delis, grocery stores and bodegas.

In each of the incidents, the suspect enters the establishment while displaying a firearm and removes cash and cartons of cigarettes before fleeing the scene.

There were no injuries in any of the robberies, police said.

The most recent occurrence took place at a Deli in Chelsea on 8th Avenue.

The suspect — described as a black or Hispanic man — is said to be between 20 to 30 years old, between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-8. Authorities also said he wears a red hat, blue jeans, red sweatshirt and a white bandana.

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

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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