The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying the suspect wanted for a shoplifting incident that turned into an armed robbery in Woodhaven.
Last Friday at 8:08 p.m., the suspect entered the Rite Aid drug store at 89-10 Jamaica Ave. and placed two cans of baby formula inside his duffle bag. When the manager confronted him, the suspect. a 6-foot-tall black man, pointed a firearm at him and fled. There were no reported injuries.
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. All tips are strictly confidential.