Police: Suspect wanted for armed robbery of smoke shop in Bethpage

Police say multiple people were inside the store during the robbery, including two employees and several customers.

News 12 Staff

Sep 10, 2023, 10:19 AM

Updated 220 days ago

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A suspect is wanted in connection to an armed robbery that occurred Saturday night at a Bethpage smoke shop.
Police say a masked man entered the Royal Smoke Shop at 394 North Wanatgh Ave. at around 9:30 p.m. He displayed a handgun, demanded money from the clerk and then fled the store with an unknown amount of money.
Police say multiple people were inside the store during the robbery, including two employees and several customers. However, no injuries were reported.
The suspect is described as a man with a heavy build and about 6 feet tall, according to police. He was wearing a long sleeve shirt and black gloves.


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