Suspect sought in armed robbery at North Merrick gas station

The incident occurred at the BP gas station located on Merrick Avenue on April 27 at 10:30 p.m.

News 12 Staff

Apr 28, 2022, 8:58 AM

Updated 720 days ago

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Police are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery at a gas station in North Merrick.
The incident occurred at the BP gas station located on Merrick Avenue on April 27 at 10:30 p.m.
According to detectives, a male subject entered the gas station, pointed a handgun at the store employee and demanded he open the register. The 22-year-old employee complied. 
Police say the suspect removed an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene on foot.  There were no customers present at the time of the robbery and no injuries were reported.
The subject is described as a male Black, 25-30 years old, approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall, with an average build.  He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt under a yellow reflective vest, black pants, black hat and a black facemask.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911.
CREDIT: John Scalesi


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