Cops seek suspect in armed robbery at Castle Hill Avenue Carvel shop

Police are looking for the brazen ice cream shop robber who asked for a cone, then whipped out a gun.

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THE BRONX - Police are looking for the brazen ice cream shop robber who asked for a cone, then whipped out a gun.

It happened at a Carvel shop on Castle Hill Avenue in the Unionport area Thursday night. Police say the incident was caught on surveillance video.

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In the video, the suspect is seen paying for his cone. Police say he then pulled out a gun, demanded money from the worker and ran out of the shop with the cash.

Police say their suspect is a Hispanic man who is about 25 years old. He stands at 5 foot 9 inches tall, weighs around 150 pounds, may have facial hair and appears to have a tattoo on his right arm.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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