Man robs Brooklyn convenience store at gunpoint for $1K in cash, $3K of lotto tickets

Robbery suspect on scooter
Robbery suspect on scooter Photo credit NYPD

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A man is wanted for allegedly robbing a Brooklyn convenience store of cash and thousands in lottery tickets last month, authorities said Wednesday.

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In the early hours of Sept. 19, the suspect went inside of Bolla Market at 2816 Atlantic Ave. in East New York, police said.

The suspect took out a gun and demanded the 30-year-old employee hand over some money, according to officials.

The thief made away with $1,000 in cash and about $3,000 worth of lottery tickets. He then fled on Hendrix Street on a scooter, cops said.

Robbery suspect
Robbery suspect Photo credit NYPD

No injuries were reported by the store employee.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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