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Man robs Family Dollar on 31st Street after threatening to shoot employee, police say

Dec. 29, 2016 Staff Report

The police are looking for a man who allegedly held up the Family Dollar store on 31st Street last month.

The incident took place at around 2pm, Wednesday, Nov. 30, when the suspect entered the 35-27 31st Street store and demanded money, police said. The suspect then threatened to shoot an employee.

The employee handed over $176 in cash from the register. The suspect then fled the location. There was no weapon displayed during the incident, police said.

The individual is described as a male, 5’10”, 180lbs, with round glasses; last seen wearing dark colored clothing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)


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