Man Robs East Harlem Deli at Gunpoint, Cops Say

By Tom Liddy on August 13, 2011 5:56pm 

MANHATTAN — Cops are hunting for the man pictured in this video who allegedly ripped off an East Harlem deli at gunpoint last week.

The suspect, wearing sunglasses and a black windbreaker, can be seen whipping out a gun on surveillance tape from the Gourmet Deli at 1980 Second Ave., near East 102nd Street, on Aug. 10.

He can be seen talking to a worker and sticking the gun across the counter before fleeing with an unknown amount of cash, police said.

Cops say the suspect is 37-41 years old, 6-foot-1, and 200-210 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a black wind breaker, blue jeans and white sneakers.

The clerk was not injured.

Anyone with tips can call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or text 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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