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Cops: Knife-wielding man robs doughnut shop in Farmingdale

Police are searching for a knife-wielding man who robbed a Dunkin' Donuts store in Farmingdale on Thursday.

The robbery took place at the store on Fulton Street at 7:46 p.m., Nassau County police said. The robber fled the scene on foot, taking an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police said the suspect, a man in his 20s and about 6-foot tall with a medium build, wore baggy black sweatpants, a dark-colored hoodie and dark sunglasses. The suspect entered the store, displayed a knife and demanded cash from the register, police said.

Police said when the cashier didn't immediately comply, the suspect walked behind the counter -- and took cash.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.


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