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Police Search For Robber Who Held Up Deli In Hell’s Kitchen

Robbery Happened Early Saturday Morning
Hell's Kitchen Deli Robbery

A surveillance photo of a suspect wanted in the robbery of a deli in Hell’s Kitchen. (Credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police Sunday evening were searching for the robber who held up a Hell’s Kitchen deli this weekend.

The robbery happened around 4:25 a.m. Saturday at the NYC Deli, 853 Ninth Ave., police said.

The suspect walked in, took out a handgun, and demanded cash, police said. The victim complied, and the suspect fled with an unspecified amount of cash.

No one was injured in the robbery, police said.

Police described the suspect as a male wearing a dark-colored hoodie and jeans. Photos of the suspect have been reelased.

Anyone with information on the incident was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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