Wanted: Murder suspect; gas station robber
Police say that Jose Ramos Vallejo was found dead at 1 a.m. on Sept 8 at Kennedy Park on Greenwich Street in Hempstead. Officials say that he suffered head and neck trauma that led to his death.
Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at its toll-free and confidential hotline: 800-244-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers offers up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest.
Police say that at 6 p.m. on Aug. 25, the suspect walked into Gascon gas station at 443 Middle Country Rd. and brandished a black handgun as he walked behind the counter and demanded cash. The clerk complied. The suspect then took the clerk's cellphone and left the store.
He is described as being in his mid-20s, about 5-foot-9, and 190 pounds with a goatee. He was wearing a gray-hooded Adidas sweatshirt, black jeans and boots.
To report this or any crime, call Crime Stoppers anonymous hotline, 800-220-TIPS (8477), or text "SCPD" and message to CRIMES (274637) or visit ipsubmit.com. Callers could be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000 for information resulting in an arrest.