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Commack man charged in pet store knifepoint robbery, cops say

Stephen Fromm, 29, of Commack, has been charged

Stephen Fromm, 29, of Commack, has been charged with carrying out a knifepoint robbery at a pet store in his hometown, Suffolk County police said Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017.  Photo Credit: SCPD

A Commack man has been charged in a knifepoint pet store robbery in his hometown, Suffolk County police said Wednesday.

After displaying a knife, Stephen Fromm, 29, demanded the cashier at Pet Friends, a store on Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, hand over cash at about 9:50 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

The cashier complied and Fromm fled, they said.

After an investigation, the suspect was arrested and charged with robbery and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

Fromm was held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and was expected to be arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Central Islip, police said.

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