Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at a store in Huntington last night.
A man entered metroPCS, located at 1669 New York Avenue Thursday, October 18, 2018 at approximately 7:15 p.m., displayed what appeared to be a black handgun and demanded cash and cellphones from an employee. The suspect stole cash, six cell phones from the store and an employee’s Apple iPhone XS. The robber fled northbound on New York Avenue, and then westbound on West 11th Street. The police Helicopter was up in and around Huntington Station for awhile. Residences called second precinct to find out if there was anything to be worried about, the resident was told no. Yet police were looking for a man with a gun running around the 11 street area for hours.
The man is described as white, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall to 5 feet 10 inches tall and thin. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded-sweatshirt with a red circular design on the back, grey sweatpants, and black sneakers.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252, or anonymously to Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-220-TIPS.