Aug. 8, 2019 By Shane O’Brien
Police are looking for a man who smashed his way into a gas station on Yellowstone Boulevard last week and stole nearly $10,000 in cash.
The man broke into the Citgo Gas Station at 75-41 Yellowstone Blvd. in the early hours of the morning on July 31.
The man gained entry to the gas station through an adjacent bathroom, where he used a hammer to smash through an interior wall to get in.
Once inside, the man took $9,500 before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction.
The man is described as a dark-skinned Hispanic male who was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt and black pants. He was caught on CCTV in the vicinity of the gas station.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.