Suffolk Police Seeking Suspect Who Robbed East Islip Gas Station at Gunpoint

A man entered USA Gas Station on August 14, displayed what appeared to be a silver handgun, and stole over $500 in cash, three cartons of cigarettes, and other items.

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SCPD are seeking the public’s help to locate the man who robbed an East Islip gas station.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

East Islip, NY - August 15, 2017 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who robbed an East Islip gas station.
 
A man entered USA Gas Station, located at 169 Carleton Avenue, East Islip, on August 14 at 1:15 a.m., displayed what appeared to be a silver automatic handgun in his waistband, and stole over $500 in cash, three cartons of Newport cigarettes and other items.
 
He fled northbound on Carleton Avenue in a 2006-2009 grey Ford Escape with dark grey bumpers, no front license plate and 2 L.E.D. lights bolted to the hood with visible wires running to the engine compartment.
 
The suspect is described at a white male, 30 to 32 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 190 pounds, short dark hair and large tattoos on both forearms.
 
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.