Aug. 7, 2019 By Allie Griffin
An unidentified man robbed a deli in Astoria at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon and now police are looking for him.
The man, who was wearing a black bandana over his mouth, entered the iKraveit Food store at 34-02 30th St brandishing a black firearm. He then ordered two male employees to move to the back of the store and demanded an unknown amount of cash and a cellphone before running off, police said.
Police released the above photo and video of the suspect and described him as black, about 25 years old, 5 feet tall with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded long-sleeve sweater, dark pants, black sneakers, a dark bandana over his mouth and holding a black firearm in his right hand.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.