A deli owner in Linden, N.J., sent an armed robber on his way by hurling a pot of hot oil at him, according to a published report Monday.
Police Sunday evening were searching for the robber who held up a Hell’s Kitchen deli this weekend.
The suspects have been described as a pair of Hispanic males, each about 6-foot and weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. One suspect has a tattoo on his left forearm.
Police on Tuesday were looking for a man who robbed two Queens businesses and pistol-whipped their employees.
Police on Saturday asked for the public’s help in finding four men, one of whom shot and wounded a deli customer in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whittaker said in a published report that he was wrongly accused of shoplifting at a deli on the Upper West Side.
A northern New Jersey man and his girlfriend have been indicted on felony murder charges in the death of a deli owner who was stabbed more than 40 times during a robbery earlier this year.
DiGuglielmo was found guilty of recklessly killing 37-year-old Charles Campbell, a sanitation worker, in the off-duty 1996 incident over a parking spot outside DiGuglielmo’s father’s deli in Dobbs Ferry.
Authorities said Alexander Molina, 34, has taken cash from delis, grocery stores and a liquor store. The incidents took place on April 24 and 25.
Nassau County police said the shooting stemmed from an argument between one of the defendants and a 26-year-old man inside the Midway Deli in Roosevelt.
Police said the robbers, wearing masks, burst into United Deli in Baldwin. One held a gun while the others jumped over the counter and went through the cash register.
Nassau County police said the gas apparently leaked from a first-floor deli in Garden City Park into the apartments upstairs.