Suffolk police are looking for the person or persons who robbed two businesses minutes apart Monday night in Huntington Station.
In the first robbery, a man entered the Pizza Hut at 1888 New York Ave., at 9:51 p.m., showed a handgun, and stole cash. He then fled on foot south New York Avenue. The suspect is described as 5 foot 10 inches tall, slim build, Spanish speaking, who was wearing black pants and a blue hooded sweatshirt, full ski mask, and gloves.
The second robbery occurred at Tropical Deli, at 184 Depot Road, at approximately 10 p.m., showed a gun, and stole cash. He was wearing a black mask, black gloves, and a red hooded sweatshirt with “Puerto Rico” printed on the front with a small Puerto Rican flag.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220- TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at www.tipsubmit.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.