Police looking for armed robber

Robbery suspect

Robbery suspect

Police are looking for a robber they say pulled a gun while holding up four businesses in Manhattan.

In the most recent incident, on September 29 at 12:25 a.m., the man went into Central Deli, located at 515 Second Avenue between 28th and 29th Streets, and threatened an employee with a gun while demanding cash. The employee complied and the gunman ran off with $1,000.

Cops say the pattern of gunpoint robberies began on September 4 when the man robbed a Subway sandwich shop at 12 West 25th Street. He then fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

On September 24, at close to 11 p.m., he pulled a similar robbery at Infinity News, located at 837 Lexington Avenue. This time he got away with $4,000.

On September 28, 2014 at 11:40 p.m., he robbed Food Corp., located at 426 Amsterdam Avenue and got away with $400.

The suspect is described as black, 5 ft. 6 ins. tall and 150 lbs. He was last seen wearing a grey hooded jacket and multi-colored baseball hat.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or leave tips online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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