NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Tuesday were looking for a man who robbed two Queens businesses and pistol-whipped their employees.

The suspect robbed a bodega at 114-01 Colfax St., in Cambria Heights at 1:40 p.m. on March 9, and a deli at 205-19 Hollis Ave., in Hollis, at 7:45 p.m. two days later.

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In both instances, the robber hit an employee in the head with his gun and demanded money. He made off with an undetermined sum of money in both robberies, police said.

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The suspect is described as being in his 20s and 5-foot-8. Police have released a surveillance photo.

Anyone with information is 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 TIP 577.

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