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Suffolk police release video of suspect in Deer Park gas station robbery

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the man who they say robbed a Deer Park gas station on Bay Shore Road on May 5, 2015. Credit: SCPD

Suffolk police are searching for a man they say was videotaped by a surveillance camera robbing a Valero gas station earlier this month in Deer Park, flashing a handgun before fleeing with cash.

The armed robbery took place at 255 Bay Shore Rd. at 10:50 p.m. May 5, police said.

Surveillance video showing the suspect holding a handgun was released by Suffolk police Monday.

Police said the suspect is about 5-foot-10 and wore a navy blue hooded sweatshirt and jeans with light-brown work boots.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery or the suspect is being asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential, police said.

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