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Police: Armed Suspect Robbed Four Convenience Stores In Brooklyn

(credit: NYPD)

(credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with a string of convenience store robberies in Brooklyn.

Police said the suspect has struck four times in the East New York section of the borough since Aug. 15.

In each incident, the suspect displayed a black firearm, handed the clerk a plastic bag and demanded money before fleeing the store on foot, police said.

The suspect is believed to be between 18 and 25-years-old, between 5’6″-5’8″ tall and about 130 to 150 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips to the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.