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Cops Looking for Man Who Allegedly Robbed Rego Park Smoke Shop at Knifepoint Last Week

Police are looking for a man, pictured, who allegedly robbed a smoke shop in Rego Park at knife point last week (Photos NYPD and GMaps)

Oct. 31, 2022 By Max Murray

The police are looking for a man who robbed a Rego Park smoke shop at knife point last week and took $3,500 from the cash register.

The suspect allegedly entered Howard Smoke & Vape Shop located at 97-15 Queens Blvd. at around 12:10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26 and displayed a knife. He then took the cash from the register.

Police said that no one was injured in the robbery.

The suspect is described as being in his 30s, with a medium build and medium complexion. He was last seen wearing a green jacket, blue jeans, black sneakers, black gloves and a multi-colored face mask.

Police released surveillance video and a photo of the suspect.

Anyone with information in regard to the robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

 

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