NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police Monday night were on the hunt for three suspects, after another gas station was robbed in Queens.
As CBS 2’s Derricke Dennis reported, the latest robbery happened just after 7 p.m. Monday, at 130th Street and Conduit Avenue in Ozone Park. Two masked men went inside, showed a weapon, and demanded cash.
The latest robbery comes at the heels of 15 others since Nov. 29. In each robbery, the two walk into a store, pull out a gun and demand cash, police said.
The same suspects are wanted in the 15 earlier incidents.
“I don’t like something like that happening around here that doesn’t feel safe,” said Rubin Rodriguez. “I work around here, so I go to this gas station every day.”
“It’s scary, very frightening. That’s for sure,” said Hess station customer Liz Kuhnle.
Investigators say they’re not yet sure, but they looking into the possibility the latest holdup is connected to the string of others in Queens.
Police have released surveillance images from two of the earlier incidents — one from Dec. 19 at a Gulf Gas Station on 150th Street and from the latest incident that happened Sunday at the Merrick Mobile Gas Station on Merrick Boulevard.