SCPD: Man Wanted in Connection with Attempted Knifepoint Robbery of Eastport Gas Station

A man entered Valero, displayed a knife, and demanded money from the employee, cops say.

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Suspect in an attempted Eastport gas station robbery.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Eastport, NY - April 2, 2019 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who attempted to rob an Eastport gas station last month.
A man entered Valero, located at 125 County Road 51, on March 11 at approximately 11:35 p.m., displayed a knife and demanded money from the employee. The employee hit the panic alarm and the man fled with no proceeds. The suspect ran northbound on County Road 51 and entered a waiting vehicle near the intersection of County Road 51 and Eastport Manor Road.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.