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Man robs Riverhead Citgo gas station at gunpoint, cops say

The robber wore all black clothing and a mask and carried a handgun, Riverhead Town police said.

He also was able to elude a K-9 search dog — and arrest — after he robbed the Citgo gas station on Osborne Avenue in Riverhead on Wednesday, police said.

Police said the suspect entered the station at 9:47 p.m., flashed the gun, demanded cash — and fled the scene on foot.

Now detectives are asking anyone with information about the suspect or the crime to call them at 631-727-4500.

All calls will remain confidential.


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