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Maspeth Radio Shack robbed

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Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2013 10:30 am | Updated: 10:55 am, Thu Oct 3, 2013.

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect for an armed robbery in Maspeth.

The man entered the Radio Shack at 70-01 Grand Ave. on Sept. 15 at around 6:30 p.m., police said. Upon entering, he displayed a firearm and demanded cash from an individual in the store. The victim complied and the suspect fled with the an undisclosed amount of cash.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

The suspect is described as being a male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a mask and white headphones. Surveillance photos show him in a black baseball-style cap with white lettering and a black T-shirt with the design of a diamond on it.

The Radio Shack is located just a few blocks away from PS 58 and just north of the Long Island Expressway.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 577-TIPS (8477).The public can also submit tips by logging onto nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577. Tips are confidential.

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