Armed robber holds gas station cashier at gunpoint in Yaphank, Suffolk County

YAPHANK, Long Island (WABC) -- Police are searching for an armed robber who held up a gas station in Suffolk County, Long Island Friday night.

Officials said the armed robbery took place at a Shell gas station in Yaphank around 11 p.m.

Surveillance video shows the suspect pointing a gun at the cashier while demanding money. Police believe the suspect may be linked to other crimes in the area.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police will reward $5,000 to anyone with information.

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