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Police Seek Three Suspects in Staten Island Deli Robbery

By Nicholas Rizzi | August 22, 2012 5:25pm

STATEN ISLAND — Police are looking for three men who allegedly held up a Great Kills deli.

According to police, the suspects walked into Station Express Deli on Giffords Lane on Aug. 12 around 7 p.m. 

One asked the worker behind the counter for a pack of cigarettes. When the victim bent down to grab the cigarettes, two others went behind the counter and punched the victim in the face, cops say.

The trio grabbed an undetermined amount of money from the cash register before fleeing in an unknown directions, cops say.

The unidentified victim was bruised but was not taken to the hospital, according to police.

Cops said the suspects are 25-year-old men.

Anyone with information on the robbery is urged by police to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS, logging onto www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting to 274637, and then entering TIP577. All calls are confidential.