Police: Masked man tells cashier to lie down in Centereach gas station robbery

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Suffolk police are searching for the masked man behind a gas station robbery in Centereach early Tuesday morning.

They say the suspect entered OK Petroleum on Middle Country Road around 3 a.m. and displayed what appeared to be a handgun.

Police say the man told the cashier to lie on the floor as he stole cigarettes and cash before escaping.

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