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East Meadow shoe store robbed at gunpoint

A gunman robbed an East Meadow shoe store of more than $12,000 Wednesday, police said.

Around 11:40 p.m., three workers leaving MJM Designer Shoe store on Hempstead Turnpike were met by a man holding a silver handgun, police said.

The gunman forced the workers to the back of the store, where he took about $12,500 from a safe and fled, police said.

The man is described as as about 6 feet tall, 160 pounds, wearing dark clothing and blue and orange sneakers, police said.

Investigators ask that anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. Calls will remain anonymous.

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