Police: Man Robs Merrick Gas Station Armed With Knife, Gun

The suspect allegedly emptied the register before fleeing in a vehicle.

The BP Gas station on Merrick Road was robbed late Wednesday night, police said.

According to police, a black male, armed with a knife entered the gas station shortly before 11 p.m. and threatened the employee with a gun. He then allegedly fled the scene in a vehicle.

No injuries were reported. There was no one else in the station at the time of the Robbery. The suspect is described as 5’ 8” tall, bald, clean-shaven, wearing a long sleeve black shirt and jeans.

Detectives ask anyone with information about this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.


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