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Search for armed robber in Corona

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Police in Queens are searching for an armed robber who held up a bodega in Corona.

It happened on Sunday, February 26, at 7:20 a.m. inside the bodega at 107-24 Corona Avenue.

Police say the suspect went inside the shop, approached the store clerk, took out a silver revolver and demanded money.

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The robber got away on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male, age 25-35 years old, 5'6"-5'8" tall, with brown eyes. He was wearing a gray baseball cap, blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and tan work boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

You can also submit your tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at or by texting your tips to CRIMES (274637), and then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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