By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say the man armed with a box cutter who has been robbing grocery stores in Queens has done it again.

The first incident happened on April 7 inside a store on Corona Avenue near 92nd Street in Elmhurst.

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Police said the suspect walked up to a 31-year-old man working behind the counter, displayed a box cutter and demanded cash. He made off with approximately $1,000.

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Then on April 10, he allegedly held up another store on 74th Street near Woodside Avenue. He got away with $760 dollars.

Two days later, police said he targeted a third store on Astoria Boulevard near Humphreys Street. He fled with $1,200 and lock boxes.

The most recent incident happened Friday just after midnight at a deli at Roosevelt Avenue near 68th Street. This time, he slashed the hands of the store clerk. He got away with $600.

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Anyone with information about the crime spree is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

CBSNewYork Team