Police hunt for suspect in Queens liquor store robbery

July 7, 2011 4:36:37 AM PDT
Police in Queens are searching for a knife-wielding man accused of robbing a liquor store.

The suspect reportedly used the knife to threaten a worker at a store in Rego Park.

He then tried to force open the register, but wasn't successful.

He grabbed a bottle of liquor before taking off.

The incident happened June 29 around 2 p.m. on 63rd Drive.

The suspect is described as a white male, 29 to 32 years old. He is approximately 200 pounds with a shaved head and goatee. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt with white writing, tan shorts, white socks and sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.