Bronx Subway, 7 Eleven targeted in series of robberies

Police are looking for a suspect in a series of robberies in the Bronx in the last several weeks.

Around 2 a.m. on May 7, at a 7 Eleven on University Avenue, the suspect walked up to an employee, threatened her with a gun and demanded money. The employee gave the suspect about $250.

About a half hour later, at a Kennedy's Fried Chicken on Southern Boulevard, the suspect walked up to an employee, displayed a gun and demanded money. The worker gave the suspect about $300, according to the New York City Police Department.

Around 8 p.m. June 4, at a Subway restaurant, police said the suspect approached an employee, threatened him with a handgun and demanded money. The employee told him he did not have access to the safe and the suspect fled, police said.

The suspect is described as a black man, 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches, and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, black pants and he carried a black umbrella.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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