Robbery Spree Suspect Strikes Again, Cops Suspect


first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Have you seen this robber?A suspect wanted for robbing eight businesses in the past two weeks has likely struck a ninth time at a drug store in Lake Ronkonkoma on Thursday evening, Suffolk County police said.The robber walked into the CVS on Portion Road, demanded money and flashed what appeared to be a handgun before he fled the scene with cash at 5:20 p.m., police said.Investigators said the suspect is believed to be the same robber who held up eight gas stations and a Jamba Juice since late last month.During those robberies, the suspect pretended to make a purchase, but when the clerk opened the register he pulled out a gun and demanded cash, police have said.The suspect is described as a white man, 25-35 years old, 5-feet, 10-inches to 6-feet, 2-inches tall with a thin to medium build. He usually wears a dark-colored or gray hooded sweatshirt.Pattern Crime Unit detectives ask anyone with information on these robberies or if anyone recognizes the suspect in the attached photo to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.last_img

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