NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching Wednesday for a suspect who held up a gas station in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, a suspect stormed into the Sunoco gas station at 1412 Eastern Pkwy. in Brooklyn, and took out a black handgun as he demanded cash, police said.READ MORE: Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Held In The Bronx's Little Italy
The suspect took about $500 and ran off, police said.READ MORE: Small Business Owners Say Shopping Locally Is More Important Than Ever Amid COVID, Supply Chain Struggles
The suspect was described as a black male standing about 5 feet 9 inches tall and wearing a black jacket.MORE NEWS: Man Stabbed To Death In Bay Ridge, Suspect In Custody
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.