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Cops release photo of suspect in Bellport Sunoco holdup

Suffolk County police said they are looking for

Suffolk County police said they are looking for this man, seen in a surveillance image, who is suspected of robbing  a Sunoco on Montauk Highway in Bellport on July, 8, 2017. Credit: SCPD

Police said the suspect wore a hoodie and a mask and, armed with a handgun, robbed a Bellport gas station in July — assaulting a station employee before fleeing the scene on foot.

Suffolk County police have released a surveillance image of the armed robbery suspect, asking the public’s help locating the suspect.

The robbery occurred at the Sunoco gas station on Montauk Highway at about 10:40 p.m. July 8, police said. Police did not disclose how much money was taken.

Anyone with information about the robbery — or the suspect — is being asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477.

All calls will remain confidential. Callers are eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest.

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