Ski Mask-Wearing Gunman Robs Astoria Wine Shop

By Gustavo Solis on January 22, 2014 5:00pm 

 Cops are looking for a ski mask-wearing gunman who took $800 from an Astoria wine shop on Friday.
Cops are looking for a ski mask-wearing gunman who took $800 from an Astoria wine shop on Friday.
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QUEENS — Police are looking for an armed man who robbed $800 from a popular Astoria wine shop.

The stick-up happened Friday at Doctor Wine and Spirits on 46-16 Ditmars Blvd. about 8:25 p.m., according to the NYPD.

The ski mask-wearing suspect flashed a gun to the 50-year-old clerk and snatched the cash from the register before running away.

Nobody was injured, police said.

The robber was described as 6-foot-2-inches tall and was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt over the ski mask.

An employee who answered the phone said the clerk was not harmed, but declined to comment further.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

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