Man sought for robbing, beating Bronx gas station clerk, 55, twice

Kimberly Dole
November 15, 2019 - 7:23 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for a man wanted in connection to two robberies in the North Riverdale section of the Bronx.

On November 8, at 2:44 a.m., police say the suspect approached a 55-year-old male inside of Citgo Gas Station at 6571 Broadway, while holding a pair of scissors and punched him multiple times in the face.

Police say the suspect proceeded to remove the cash drawer containing $400 and fled in an unknown direction. 

The victim did not suffer any serious injuries, officials say.

According to police, the suspect struck again on Thursday, November 14, at 6 a.m., at the same location, while in possession of scissors.

The suspect approached the same employee, punched him in the face and removed $1,600, officials say.

The suspect fled the and victim was not seriously injured.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspect is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477.

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